Camping Pleine Mer
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You will combine relaxation in the sun and water sports thanks to the partner Playa watersports, installed on the beach adjacent to the Camping Full Sea. Thrill seekers will enjoy activities in towed buoys. Rotating buoys, canapes or bananas, you will be amazed. Beware of tremors! Then treat yourself to a jet ski ride on the Big Blue. The calmer ones, in search of tranquility and a relaxed way of life, will indulge in the pleasure of the pedal boat. They will then enjoy the preserved landscapes of the coast in complete peace of mind.
Located between two ancient branches of the Hérault river, the Verdisses area is part of the Clôt reserve. It is rich in unique plant species adapting to a salty environment. It is not uncommon to meet at the bend of a pond, rare migratory birds, waterfowl or pink flamingos. Your walks will take you to a restored German bunker from the Second World War. An unexpected discovery of a part of the modern history of the region.
The historic center of Vias will delight lovers of history and old stones. Of Gallo-Roman origin, the city is built around the old fortified village. From its circular shape to the volcanic stones used for some of its constructions, Vias has kept many traces of its history over time. His Saint Jean-Baptiste fortified church built in basalt, will not leave you indifferent!
Your steps can also lead you to discover the town of Agde, located not far from Vias. The black pearl of the Mediterranean, so named because of its basalt stone monuments, fascinates all who enter it. From its foundation by the Greeks until today, its history is closely linked to the sea. Don't miss the Musée de l'Ephèbe to dive into the heart of the region's underwater archaeological discoveries. Not far from Agde, set off to meet the Romans with the bridge over the Hérault at Saint-Thibéry. Not far from there, you will discover with wonder the old medieval mill and the so particular basalt organs which make the charm of the town.
Combining history, architecture and nature, you cannot stay in Vias without taking a walk, on foot or by bike, along the famous Canal du Midi. It has been listed as a World Heritage Site since 1996. Under Louis XIV, an ambitious and somewhat crazy project was born. Build a canal that would connect the Mediterranean to Toulouse. 240 kilometers long, its peaceful waters are crossed by numerous works of art, such as bridges and locks. Not far from Vias, the works of Libron are part of these essential architectures of the canal.
HIKING AND WALKS
10 minutes from Cap d'Agde and less than an hour from Montpellier, Vias plage offers a piece of the unspoilt Mediterranean and a privileged environment for your holidays. Next to the beach, you will set off on a hike to discover the lagoon environments. You will also enjoy the incomparable richness of the fauna and flora of the ponds. The Clot de Vias reserve can be explored on foot or by bike, through humid and lush environments.
GASTRONOMY AND WINE TOURISM
Along the Canal, you will cross wine estates and touch the heart of the wine and gastronomic heritage of the Hérault. The vine has always been a pillar of Mediterranean culture. The unique nature of the region's soil and the mild, sunny climate of the Mediterranean have forged wines of character and quality. The Romans in Antiquity had already understood this! Discover the history of viticulture in Vias and the surrounding area, between volcanism and the Canal du Midi. During your walks, don't forget to take a trip to the renowned areas of Preignes Le Vieux and Preignes Le Jeune, Bosc, Saint-Pierre or Médeilhan. Nothing beats a tasting to soak up a wine!
Before leaving, do not forget to stop by the small typical markets of Languedoc and come and feast on fresh local products.
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