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Campsite Les Vailhés


Lodève, Salagou lake




The campsite is closed

Opening on March 31st 2023

See you soon! 

On the banks of the Lac de Salagou in the heart of the Hérault, Camping Les Vailhés is a real oasis in this singular and lunar landscape. Many of the campsite’s pitches are terraced and have a magnificent view of the lake. The holiday programme includes beach, swimming and nature sports.

On the beach, in front of the Les Vailhés campsite, you can enjoy a food truck with simple and friendly cuisine and a view of the lake. In summer, you can meet on the terrace and enjoy delicious burgers, salads and aperitifs. The spirit of the guinguette is there and you can go directly to the beach for a swim.


Services you will find on site :


  • Bread in high season
  • Snack bar with terrace in summer
  • Supervised swimming area during the summer season
  • Ice cream, cold drinks and coffee
  • Grocery shop
  • Playground for children
  • Camper van dumping area
  • Sanitary facilities adapted for people with reduced mobility
  • A space with washing machine and dryer (tokens and washing powder are available at the reception)
  • Fridge for hire


Les Vailhés campsite offers shady pitches. Tents, campervans or caravans can settle down for a night or a long holiday throughout the season. View on the lake or close to the beach for swimming: to each his own!

On the heights or just by the shore… Les Vailhés campsite offers 239 sunny or shady pitches, on a terraced park with large areas. Some even have a panoramic view of the lake. You will find a quiet corner ideal for a stay in the middle of nature on the edge of a classified natural lake.

Camper van pitches. This secure area, with a suitable floor covering, is ideal for parking motorhomes.

PONZA TENT – 4 personnes

From 64€/night

  • 1 room with a double bed (140×190) and 1 room with 2 single beds (80×190)
  • Blankets and pillows provided
  • Equipped kitchen area
  • Wooden terrace
  • No sanitary facilities (common sanitary facilities of the campsite)



New in 2022!

GALLI CHALET – 5 persons

From 80€/night

  • 1 bedroom with a double bed (140×190) and a bedroom with a bunk bed consisting of a double bed below (140×190) and a single bed above (90×190)
  • Blankets and pillows provided
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Wooden terrace with awning and garden furniture
  • Bathroom and WC



New in 2022!

An exceptional setting for all outdoor activities


Swimming, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, fishing, boating… all these activities are possible from the campsite.

Water activities on the lake : Discover the magic of the place with a multitude of water activities : optimist, electric boat tour, sailing, kayak… and many others ! You will have the possibility to rent equipment on the spot thanks to the nautical base: Pedal boats – Canoe – Kayak – Windsurfing boards – Rowing boats – Dinghy – Catamaran.

You can practice an activity independently or with a guide.

Cycling: Ride your bike through the Grand Site of the Salagou Lake and the Cirque de Mourèze. A total of 17 marked routes from 3 to 38 km are available

Hiking : Lodévois et Larzac is an ideal territory for hiking in the Hérault, to discover the Causse du Larzac. Guided or unguided hikes, numerous hiking trails or discovery paths will allow you to discover this protected area during a family walk or a sporting excursion.

A lovely 10 km hike starts from the Les Vailhés campsite along the Lac du Salagou.


Fishing: Pike-perch, pike, carp… A host of animal and plant species find a favourable environment for their development in this very rich ecosystem. Pikes exceeding one metre are not uncommon, as are pike-perches weighing more than 8 kg. On the banks, your children can see crayfish and small fish.


St Guilhem le Désert : Classified as the most beautiful village in France, it is a must for lovers of old stones and history. A spiritual stopover on the Pilgrim’s Way to Santiago de Compostela with its superb Gellone Abbey, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is a small, well-preserved medieval town where charm and relaxation reign.


For lovers of discovery, there are also many cultural, historical and geological sites in the vicinity of Les Vailhés campsite.


How to find us?

The campsite is located in the heart of the Salagou bay, 40 minutes from Montpellier.

From Millau, the bay is a 50 minute drive to Montpellier.



Tel : +33 (0)6 52 27 70 77




Baie des Vailhés

34700 Lodève



Latitude : 43.67034186570453 | Longitude : 3.3261037869367573