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Camping du Lac Mercus

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Occitania Ariege Mercus-Garrabet
  • In the heart of the Ariège Pyrenees
  • Direct access to Lake Mercus
  • Between Foix, Montségur and the prehistoric sites of Tarascon-sur-Ariège

welcome to camping of LAc Mercus

Camping quiet and family-friendly with 63 pitches, the Camping of Lake Mercus is located in the shade of acacias, on the edge of a 45 hectare body of water. 4 kilometers from Tarascon on Ariege and 12 kilometers from Foix, the camping awaits you at the confluence of three valleys that lead to the highest peaks.

You will have the possibility to rent chalets, mobile homes and eco-lodges or to take advantage of the 32 pitches for tents, caravans and camping-cars. In addition, young and old will be delighted with the heated swimming pool in season and its paddling pool.

While the youngest will gather around the children's club or the homeball, a sports structure for playing football and handball, the adults will go and relax in our wellness area.

On site, many outdoor activities await you: hiking, mountain biking and trail running for the more athletic, but also fishing and canoeing for lovers of calm on the water. Nearby, you will also find water skiing or rock climbing ...

Heritage lovers will not be left out. They will indeed benefit from a rich cultural environment, between Cathar castles and prehistoric caves. In short, Ariège will not leave you indifferent!

If you want a camping calm and family in the heart of the Ariège nature, stop at the Camping of Lake Mercus !

Ideally located, the camping enjoys the shade of acacia trees. It adjoins Lake Mercus and its many nautical activities. 

The whole family is welcome, including sociable and vaccinated dogs (except category 1 and 2).

Services in your camping mercus lake

Dining at Lake Mercus

A snack bar is available on the Camping of Lake Mercus. You can also reserve your fresh bread and pastries there for the next morning. In July-August, you will also find an ice cream service, as well as paella and pizzas.


You benefit from the wifi connection throughout camping.


Private spa Camping of Lake Mercus

Treat yourself to a moment out of time, alone or as a couple, in the relaxation area of ​​the Camping of Lake Mercus. You will have access to the jacuzzi, sauna, hammam and even the multijet shower. the camping will provide you with towels and bathrobes. Access to the spa is authorized for one or two people, for sessions ranging from 60 minutes to 2 hours. Two types of package can therefore be offered to you.

  • Discovery package with access to the spa for one or two people for 30 minutes. 
  • Couple package with access to the spa for one or two people for 2 hours and 2 20-minute massothermy treatments

Aquatic center

A beautiful heated swimming pool and its paddling pool welcome you in season for moments of relaxation and freshness. You will thus benefit from a beautiful solarium with deckchairs. 

Children / sports equipment

Multiple equipment on the Camping of Lake Mercus will make the happiness of the youngest, and not only! Children will enjoy the play area reserved for them while the older ones will work out on the multisports ground, the ping-pong table and the bowling alley. 


This play structure will delight young and old alike! Indeed, we practice hand as well as football. The objective is simple: face the opposing team and win the match by scoring the most points!


You will also find a washing machine and a dryer available during your stay.

Entertainment / Activities

Kids Club

A nice and fun kids' club awaits your children from 3 to 12 years old every morning except weekends. It's impossible to get bored as the team is full of inventiveness: outdoor games but also creative workshops and shows for parents. Impossible for your children to be bored!

Animations at Camping of Lake Mercus

In addition, several activities are organized during the day and in the evening at the Camping of Lake Mercus. You will be greeted there by a welcome drink on Sunday in the early evening. You will also be able to meet the partners of the camping to organize your activities. 

Then on Monday you will attend the craft market. You can only succumb to Anne-Marie's hats and jewelry!

Finally, gastronomy will be in the spotlight for the rest of the week: paella, culinary discoveries from Reunion Island or a regional market with local products and wine tasting. 

Massage therapy

Come and enjoy the relaxation area of ​​the Camping of Lake Mercus. On a mattress, lying on your back, a professional will perform a so-called mechanical modeling, performed by heated jade stones. Sessions of 20 or 30 minutes are possible. For prices, inquire at the reception of the camping.

To prepare your stay, go to pages Accommodation, Themes et Tourism.




  • Snack-bar

Practical life

  • Wi-Fi



  • Welcome drink


  • Kids club

Crafts / terroir

  • Craft market
  • Regional market on the camping
  • Wine tasting


  • themed meals


  • massotherm


Aquatic center

  • Spa
  • Heated pool


  • Playground


  • Multisports ground
  • Ping pong table
  • Pétanque bowl field
  • Homeball

Practical life

  • Washer and dryer


The Ariège Pyrenees and its natural park will offer you many possibilities for outdoor activities. Whether you are on foot or on your mountain bike, you will enjoy breathtaking landscapes!



If you want a camping calm and family in the heart of the Ariège nature, stop at the camping of Lake Mercus !



The Ariège will not lack charm for all lovers of heritage, whether natural or cultural.


Average rating of the establishment

8.83 / 10

58 reviews


Services and facilities







Quality / price ratio

10 / 10

John Pierre L. Welcome camping

Type of stay:

Senior couple


Chalet 5 24m² + covered terrace 10m² 2 bedrooms

Period of stay:

September 2021 6 days

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Detailed note


Very satisfied with our stay;camping on a human and family scale. Very well equipped, comfortable mobile home in an excellent location with a direct view of the lake. Super well received by Angèle and Olivier a very nice, professional and endearing couple that we will meet again next year. camping highly recommended if you want to have a great holiday in Ariège M / Hélène and J / Pierre Date of stay: September 2021

Accommodation Reviews:

Home owners professionalism, kindness, cleanliness camping and accommodation location of camping.

7.89 / 10

Gilles S Welcome camping

Type of stay:

Senior couple


Mobile home 4/6 Confort 27 m² Semi-covered terrace 15 m²

Period of stay:

August 2021 7 days

Posted the :



Detailed note


the reception, the swimming pool, the situation in relation to the region

Proximity to the railway line.

Accommodation Reviews:

The location without vis-à-vis,

The difficulty in regulating the hot water on the sink and the sink the lack of lighting in the refrigerator, the noise of vehicles on the road camping gravelled.

10 / 10

audrey b Welcome camping

Type of stay:



Hiker package: Without car / 1 tent (without electricity)

Period of stay:

August 2021 2 days

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Detailed note


Change of scenery


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