Carnon is a seaside resort renowned for its vast fine sandy beaches
, its fishing ports and marinas (850 berths), its monitored lakes and its bird reserves.
The shops of the Port and shopping centres
are accessible by car (1.5km approx., Port bypass), on foot (700m via a footbridge) or by boat (2 min. crossing, free municipal shuttle in July-August). Carnon is located between the sea and lakes, 15 mins. from the centre of Montpellier
via the road, along a 6km beach.
You will discover all the leisure activities of a major resort: sailing
, wind-surfing, water skiing, jet skiing
, beach clubs, volleyball, ocean trips, trips in Camargue
. The coastline of Carnon offers scuba diving fans the richness of the rocky coasts towards the Cap d'Agde and Sète, wrecks, bands of limestone and volcanic rocks.
In the area surrounding Carnon, nature offers you views of even wilder and lusher landscapes: St Guilhem Le Désert
and its medieval architecture
on the edge of the Gorges of l'Hérault, Les Ganges and Gorges of La Vis, and the Vallée de l'Orb
with its mountains and sunny plains which offer wonderful gorges and lakes. Les Gorges de l'Orb is the ideal playground to practice canoe- kayak