Want to escape from daily hassles? Occitanie offers you its tranquility and pleasant climate during your stay in Hérault. You will discover many wonders there such as lively towns (Sète, Marseillan, Balaruc-Le-Vieux, Mèze, Bouzigues, Frontignan…) and sunny beaches. Don’t miss a stopover at the Etang de Thau, the largest lagoon in the region. 7,500 hectares, offering depths of 4.5m to 10m, are revealed to you during your walks on the pond, on foot or on horseback. Prepare to be amazed and enjoy! Yes, the Etang de Thau invites you to taste its emblematic oysters. Our campsite in Villeveyrac in Hérault offers you an overview of this lagoon!

From catamaran fishing: have fun with family or friends on the Etang de Thau

Offer the whole little tribe an emotional outing in Hérault. For that ? Head to the Etang de Thau for a trip to a pond that promises laughter and sharing. Several water sports centers welcome you along the lagoon and offer activities of all kinds. From a catamaran ride to an afternoon of kayaking, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for to satisfy young and old alike! Fishing enthusiasts are not left out since it is possible to fish in the heart of this exceptional basin. It’s up to you to choose the ideal marina to launch your pier – Port of Bouzigues, Mèze or Marseillan.

Thau pond activities

Take the plunge into the heart of a unique lagoon in Hérault

If there is no shortage of water activities in the Thau basin, you can also enjoy the relaxation that this lagoon and its beaches offer you. Among the most emblematic stretches of fine sand, it is impossible not to mention La Trémie beach, La Pyramide beach, Thalassa beach and La Plagette. Each offers perfect facilities for your comfort and enjoyment – toilets, bars, restaurants and parks. Make the most of this family outing with the children who are sure to have a blast on the sand or in the translucent water of the lagoon. They may even be able to see small seahorses while swimming!

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Stroll along the Etang de Thau

Do you enjoy strolling to discover soothing landscapes? You will love walking along the Etang de Thau. Orchestrate this walk as you wish – on foot, on horseback or by bike. Between the hiking trails and cycle paths, each holidaymaker will be able to satisfy their desires. And above all, you will be able to admire these scenery at your own pace during this stay in Hérault. Does this program tempt you? Head to an equestrian center or a bike rental service to have fun! Otherwise, wear good shoes, pack a snack and set out on an adventure on the hiking trails.

Thau pond walk

Taste the famous Bouzigues oysters at the Etang de Thau

After these few moments of swimming or walking, take the time to satisfy your little hunger pangs. And to do this, you don’t have to go far, the Etang de Thau once again has everything you need. You can taste some special oysters there. These are offered in particular by Maison Tarbouriech, which has set up a Solar Tide. This tide aims to recreate the Atlantic tides. It gives the oysters a soft and pleasant flesh in the mouth. You can complete this tasting with a good glass of glass from the Hérault wine estates.

Thau pond oysters

Admire the lagoon from Mont Saint-Clair

Are you a romantic at heart and dreaming of a panoramic view of the Etang de Thau? Head to Mont Saint-Clair, whose summit reaches a height of 183 meters and reveals the exceptional scenery of Hérault. Magnificent photos of the Thau basin are available to you during this unique walk. Moreover, you will not only have a breathtaking view of the Etang de Thau. You will also have the opportunity to admire the Mediterranean and the scrublands.

Mont Saint Clair Etang de Thau

Discover the towns near the Thau basin

Whether you have enjoyed a hike, horseback ride or bike ride, a swim or a water activity at the Etang de Thau, don’t forget to complete your outing with the discovery of a nearby town. If you like to stroll through the shops, eat ice cream and relax, you will be won over by Balaruc-le-Vieux, Marseillan, Sète, Bouzigues or even Frontignan. Each destination encircles the Thau basin. Enough to organize a day rich in visits and emotions!

tourism around Thau pond

Where to stay to enjoy the Thau lagoon?

What is the best accommodation solution to fully enjoy a visit to Hérault? Definitely camping! Not only do you benefit from a comfortable rental, but in addition, these establishments offer you activities and entertainment to keep you busy during your vacation! The icing on the cake: you will have the opportunity to stay close to the most beautiful destinations in Hérault, such as the Etang de Thau and its surrounding towns. This is what the Borepo campsite, this campsite near the Etang de Thau, offers you! Discover now our accommodation (including our mobile home rentals in Hérault) and services!

campsite accommodation in Thau pond