Camping & mobile home holidays in and around Valras Plage
Nearest port; Bilbao - 656km or 410 miles; Caen - 935 KMs or 584 miles: Nearest airport: Beziers - 18km
Valras Plage is another town which started off as an ordinary, tiny fishing village but which has been taken over by the tourist invasion of the past few decades and is now a very popular camping and mobile home holiday resort.
Valras has excellent and extensive tourist facilities, but there are still remnants of its humble origins and history. It makes an ideal tourist venue, having more than four kilometres of lovely golden sand beaches, safe, warm seas and a wonderfully lively atmosphere in the summer season. It is close to major cities such as Beziers and Montpellier, easily accessed from the UK, though by road it is quite a long drive.
The older parts of Valras Plage retain charm and history, and there is still a traditional style fish market held in the town on many afternoons offering the catch of the day.
On the aforesaid 4 KMs of sandy beach there are a great many water sports available as well as swimming in this azure blue sea, and it is easy to see why this has become a Mecca for camping and mobile home holidays as it has such a relaxed atmosphere which quite reasonably makes the pace of life here much slower than at home in the UK. Beaches here are supervised in high season by the way.
But who needs to rush around in all this heat? We are on holiday and a sun bed on the beach or by the pool is just the ticket for a couple of weeks, but if you ever tire of doing nothing then why not pay a visit to Beziers just a few miles away.
Beziers is the wine capital of Languedoc, and is known throughout the region for several things: wine, rugby and bullfighting. This town is perfectly situated for excursions into the Haut Languedoc, a rugged mountainous region of picturesque stone villages, and mountain streams.
Most tourists, and especially camping holidaymakers, need to shop periodically to stock up on supplies, so we can tell you that in Valras there are plenty of shops, ranging from supermarkets just outside the town to small arts and crafts shops as well as traditional street markets, and a host of cafes, bars and restaurants.
We are sure that to visit Valras Plage is to love it and a camping or mobile home holiday spent here will be something to remember for ever more.
Last update: 15.11.2016
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