Salagou lake


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The Lac du Salagou , located in the Hérault department, is a unique and exceptional natural site which attracts thousands of visitors every year. This water reservoir created in 1969 is known for its turquoise waters, its red cliffs and its preserved nature. It is an ideal place for outdoor sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and families looking for adventure.

Lac du Salagou extends over an area of ​​800 hectares and is surrounded by red mountains, verdant forests and lush meadows. The crystal clear waters of the lake are a real delight for the eyes, with their changing colors that vary from light blue to emerald green depending on the time and the weather. The red cliff that borders the lake offers stunning views of the water and the surrounding mountains. Lac du Salagou is a real paradise for sports enthusiasts and outdoor enthusiasts. It offers a variety of water activities, the bike , hiking, climbing, fishing and windsurfing. Hikers can explore the surrounding country lanes and mountains, while rock climbers can have fun on the red cliffs.
Lac du Salagou is also a site for the protection of fauna and flora , with many species of rare birds and endemic plants. It is protected by the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park and is classified Natura 2000 , a European network of important natural sites for the conservation of biodiversity.
Finally, Lake Salagou is a historical and cultural site, with Gallo-Roman remains, medieval castles, stone villages and dry stone farmhouses. Visitors can learn about the region's history by visiting archaeological sites, museums and churches.


Rives de Clermont l'Hérault Lac du Salagou - 34800 Clermont l'Hérault 04 67 96 05 71
The Outdoor Base Destination Salagou is labeled FFVoile, Quality Tourism Occitanie Sud de France and Vineyards and Discoveries. It is part of the Occigène and Nautigliss network.

Guinguette Relais Nautique d'Octon

Rives d'Octon 34800 OCTON Tel : 06 13 13 64 46
Catering (midday and evening - continuous service) cooked with local produce, refreshments and ice cream. Rental of canoes, stand up paddles or Tchip Tchap to explore the rose garden and its fauna, the basalt peak of La Roque and its wild creeks or cross the lake to reach the dam.


34700 Lodève 06 52 71 01 61 [email protected]
Rental of pedal boat, canoe, paddle, electric boats, windsurfing, Catamaran. Initiation/discovery of sailing, private lessons, group lessons, outdoor sports for adults or children.


1 avenue du Lac du Salagou


+33(0)4 67 96 27 17 

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In Clermont l'Hérault, all year round and at Lac du Salagou, in the summer season on the banks of Clermont L'Hérault, a reception is dedicated to the rental of mountain bikes and electric mountain bikes, directly from the start of many circuits.