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Visit Cap d’Agde

Spend a rejuvenating holiday near the sea at camping Vias. Staying at this 3-star establishment located in Vias is a great opportunity to discover the natural areas as well as the architectural gems that make up the rich heritage of the Hérault. Also take the opportunity to discover other nearby destinations, including Cap d’Agde, the well-known seaside resort located 12 km from the campsite, appreciated for its fine sandy beaches and its many water sports possibilities…

The beaches of Cap d’Agde

It takes you about ten minutes to drive to Cap d’Agde from the campsite. The seaside resort, best known for being a popular holiday destination for families in summer, has 14 km of beaches and is appreciated for its mild Mediterranean climate. The resort has nine beaches in all.

The three fine sandy beaches to the west of the port, in the direction of Grau-du-Roi, also delight many families. These are the Richelieu beach – the largest of them and also the most frequented -, the Rochelongue beach and the Baie de l’Amitié beach. There are many facilities and services, including parking, restaurants, lifeguard posts, changing rooms and showers. It is also possible to walk from one square to the other along a pedestrian path, which is ideal for leisurely strolls.

La Plagette, la Grande Conque, la plage des Falaises, la plage du Môle, la plage de la Roquille and the naturist beach are located to the east of the town’s port. Protected by imposing cliffs of volcanic origin, the Grande Conque is also one of the most popular spots. The Falaises beach, on the other hand, offers a more discreet setting, whether for swimming, relaxing on the sand…

What activities to do in Cap d’Agde?

  • Water sports

Several water sports centres are installed on the various beaches of the Hérault resort. Holidaymakers come to rent various equipment for the practice of water sports but also to take lessons. Among the activities popular with holidaymakers are windsurfing, stand-up paddling, sailing, water skiing, jetskiing, sea walks, scuba diving… During sea trips, in particular, people have the chance to appreciate the cliffs of volcanic origin around the resort but also to discover the fort of Brescou, which can furthermore be seen from the town’s port.

  • Visit the Cap d’Agde aquarium

The aquarium in the town is one of the places not to be missed during your visit, especially if you come with children. The establishment is easily accessible as it is just a stone’s throw from the port. During this visit, you will discover the richness of the seabed from around the world. To this end, the establishment offers a tour of thirty-two tanks in which sharks, turtles, corals and many other marine species live.

  • Taking the kids to Aqualand

Aqualand is one of the many themed water parks on the Ile aux Loisirs, a fun area set on the Mediterranean coast. The park has several attractions for all ages, including areas reserved for toddlers (Children Paradise) or attractions providing strong sensations (Black Hole, Boomerang). There are also various useful services and facilities: restaurant, shop, bar, changing rooms, solarium, parking, etc.

  • Ride on the little train
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While many holidaymakers are used to criss-crossing the coastline or city centre on foot or by bike, the little train represents a fun alternative for you and the kids. This special kind of locomotive allows you to discover the west and east of the resort. It also includes among its tours the ascension of Mont Saint-Loup, a site appreciated among other things for its unobstructed views of the Etang de Thau, the Camargue and the Grande Bleue.

  • A day at Luna Park and introduction to golf

Luna Park is a theme park that attracts many families. Also among the must-sees are the casino and the international golf coursein Cap d’Agde.