Discover the best lakes located in the Hérault, near the Gajan campsite

Camping Sommières Near Nîmes | Domaine De Gajan : Bathing Lake Herault

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The Hérault in the south-east of France offers an ideal setting for vacations. Indeed, lovers of swimming, water sports and outdoor activities are quickly seduced by the many lakes in the department. These beautiful stretches of water, away from the crowds, allow you to spend some very pleasant moments with your family during your camping vacations in the Hérault.

Discover the most beautiful lakes of the Hérault

Some of the lakes in the Hérault are less well known than others, but all of them invite you to relax, to go for a walk or to practice sports and water activities. These places located in the vicinity of the Domaine de Gajan campsite are very pleasant to recharge your batteries and find some freshness in the summer period.

Lake of Crès

Only 20 minutes by car from the Domaine de Gajan, the lake of Crès is ideal for a family day out in nature. This pleasant lake offers a swimming area in season, possibilities for walking or cycling and games for children.

Lake Matane

This lake, also called Pascaye or Claret lake, offers a view on the mountains and the limestone cliffs. This place is perfect for those who want to get away from the crowd and recharge their batteries. Indeed, it is located 25 minutes by car from the Gajan domain and it will take you 30 minutes to walk to this beautiful artificial lake.

Lake of Jasse

Located 35 minutes from the campsite in Boisseron, the lake of Jasse in Saint-Martin-de-Londres is nestled in the heart of the garrigue. This water reservoir, little known by tourists but frequented by locals, offers a view of the Pic Saint-Loup and allows for the pleasure of fishing.

lake of la jasse in the herault

Lake of Jasse

Lake of Cécélès in the herault

Lake of Cécélès

Lake of Cécélès

This little corner of paradise, 25 minutes from the campsite, is located at the foot of the Pic Saint-Loup. The waters of the lake are a real enchantment with their turquoise or emerald color. In this haven of peace, you can contemplate, relax or take a walk around the lake of Cécélès (about 30 to 40 minutes).

Lake of Olivettes

Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, swimming (unsupervised) or fishing in one place only 1 hour drive from the Domaine de Gajan. This lake is surrounded by wooded hills and offers shady spots perfect for a nap or a family picnic.

Lake Salagou

Also located at 1 hour drive from the 4 star campsite in Boisseron, discover the Salagou lake, a place not to be missed during your stay in the Hérault. This expanse of water of 7 km² surprises by its colors, between the deep blue of its waters, the ochre color of the earth and the green of the surrounding forests. This protected and classified site allows to practice multiple activities (nautical, hikes, mountain bike, via-ferrata, etc.).

Practice activities at the lakes and in the river Herault

The lakes and river in Herault invite you to rest, but also to practice many activities of all kinds and accessible to all.

Lake fishing in the Hérault

Fishing enthusiasts have a great time in the lakes of the Hérault. Indeed, the waters of these ponds are full of trout, pike, pike-perch and perch. Fishing is a fun and instructive activity for children in a beautiful landscape.

Water activities in the rivers of the Hérault

The rivers and streams of the Hérault (Le Vidourle, l’Hérault) allow for beautiful canoeing or kayaking trips, to breathe the fresh air, to admire waterfalls, to swim or simply to relax in the heart of an exceptional nature.

gorges de l'hérault

The Gorges of the Hérault near the lakes

One hour’s drive from the campsite, the Herault gorges are one of the places not to be missed during your vacations. This wild and preserved site seduces all lovers of nature activities (hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, climbing, etc.). It also allows you to discover one of the most beautiful villages of the Hérault, the medieval village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert.

Known for its coastline, the hinterland of the Hérault and its magnificent lakes are also worth a visit during your stay at the Domaine de Gajan campsite.