Campsite and rentals near Saint Guilhem le Désert
Are you looking for a campsite near Saint Guilhem le Désert ? Do you wish to visit a place full of history and close to nature? The village of Saint Guilhem le Désert is located at the south of the Cévennes national Park, classified as UNESCO World Heritage since 2011. The village is situated 45 minutes from the train station Sud de France Montpellier. These old stones willingly reveal their treasures to anyone who takes the time to look for them. The village is one of the stages for the pilgrimage of Santiago de Compostela and is small medieval city classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France (Les Plus Beaux Villages de France).
What do see and what to do at Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert?
Like many locals who live there all year round, you will discover that there are lots of things to keep you in Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert. The climate and lifestyle here are unparalleled.
The calm of a medieval village in the Hérault
It is very nice to be able to explore the small picturesque streets with its charming little shops. You will be able to meet many of the local craftspeople. Make the most of the ambiance by sitting down in one of the cafes lining its main square. Don’t forget to admire the surprising plane tree in the centre that was planted in 1855. Discover the eventful history of the place by visiting the Gellone Abbey! It is one of the jewels of roman art, classified as UNESCO World Heritage, it contains the relics of Saint Guilhem and the true cross!
Walking and canoeing near Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert
For sportsmen and walking lovers, there are many circuits of varying difficulty around Saint Guilhem. These walks have many magnificent viewpoints!
You can also use some less well known footpaths in the winemaking plain of the Hérault. The valley possesses many varied walks. On foot or by bike, there is something for all levels and all ages.
For white water sport amateurs, you will need to go slightly to the North of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, into the gorges of the Hérault to find activities. The view points are exceptional! You will find other natural wonders. The river flows at the bottom of steep limestone cliffs creating marvellous canoeing opportunities. Near Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, there is the famous Pont du Diable (Devil’s Bridge) that’s dated from the roman times. It is also classified as one of the Grand Sites de France. Numerous city dwellers come during the summer to swim in between the Pont du Diable and the bridge in Saint-Etiene d’Issensac.
Camping near Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert
It is near this iconic place, next to a beautiful swimming spot, that the campsite Domaine D’Anglas is there to greet you. It is the perfect starting point for a visit to Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert. The campsite Domaine d’Anglas makes the most of a perfect location and is remarkable for its wide range of rentals. They have taken care to keep the place as natural as possible, no static-caravans here!
The campsite has an offer of many pitches but also a wide range of unusual lodgings. You will be able to rent Gypsy caravans, lodges, winemaker cabins and wooden chalets. Everything has been thought out to offer you a complete change of scenery during your camping holidays. Comfortable and fully equipped, these rentals fit perfectly into the landscape et will please the most difficult of you. A swimming pool, a children’s club and a restaurant come to complete all that is on offer. With your family , your friends or your partner, your holidays at Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert will be unforgettable.
The 4 star campsite Domaine d’Anglas and its team wish you a lovely holiday at Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert.