Nice towns and villages




La couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade is one of the five completely walled fortified towns from the time of the Templars. At the tourist office you can find a lot of information about the Templars. It is possible to make a tour with a guide or with an audio system.
In the summer months, there is a special children's programme.
La Couvertoirade is about a 15 minutes drive from the campsite.
Visit all the Templar villages in the Larzac: La Cavalerie, Sainte Eulalie de Cernon, le Viala du Pas de Jaux, Saint Jean d'Alcas et La Couvertoirade. Tip : Finish with the village of La Couvertoirade, in our opinion the most beautiful of the 5.
From La Couvertoirade you can make nice walks.


A city of art and history!
Pezenas is an attractive historical and touristic town, surrounded by many vineyards.
The famous playwright Molière came to Pézenas in 1650 and stayed for three months. Some of the inhabitants of Pézenas were a source of inspiration for some of the characters in his plays. There are beautiful mansions from the 17th century, courtyards, antique shops and plenty of souvenir shops and cosy terraces.
Market: Saturday from 09:00 to 18:00.

Saint Guilhem le Desert

Is a touristic medieval town with the abbey from 804. A beautiful town where in the narrow streets local artists work and sell their art.
On the atmospheric square with its shops and terraces is a gigantic plane tree, planted in 1855.


The small village of Villeneuvette is situated in the heart of the Hérault and is known for its textile industry that supplied the king of France in those days.  Real textiles are no longer made there but you can visit the workers' houses, a church from 1740, the antique factory buildings and a water basin.


Montpellier is the dynamic and cosy capital, with a beautiful historical centre. Take a lovely walk through the old districts and the beautiful parks, enjoy the Mediterranean climate on one of the many terraces. If you like the lively nightlife, you can visit the theatres, cinemas or opera.
Places to visit: The Arceaux, Roman aqueduct, Place de la Comédie, Promenade du Peyrou and the Arc de triomphe, Jardin des Plantes, Rue du Cannau, Montpellier citadel, Antigone district, Place de la Canourgue...
Museums: Musée Fabre, Musée Languedocien, the Vieux Montpellier, Fougau, ...
Montpellier is easy to reach by car.

Aigues Mortes

Aigues-Mortes een vestingstadje waar de middeleeuwse sfeer goed bewaard is gebleven. Dit komt mede doordat de verdedigingswerken, zoals de omringende muur en haar Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town where the medieval atmosphere is well preserved. This is partly due to the defensive works, such as the surrounding wall and its defence towers. The old city centre, with its beautiful streets and squares, is very nice to wander through. You can enjoy a nice lunch on one of the many terraces. Aigues-Mortes is a beautiful historical town, which is definitely worth a visit!