Naturist Resorts in Languedoc

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Cap d'Agde

This is the naturist city, custom built as a huge resort, with apartments, shops, restaurants, wonderful beach, and all the facilities you could require. For some Cap d'Agde is French naturism. You'll love the buzzing cosmopolitan atmosphere - there's something for everyone here.
CHMI Cap d'Agde, 34300 Cap d'Agde, tel 00 33 4 67 26 32 89.

Domaine St. Laurent

Take the N113 between Avignonet-Lauregais and Labastide d'Anjou ( heading east from Toulouse) and turn for Montferrand. Domaine St. Laurent is sign posted form Montferrand. Its on top of a hill with beautiful views and surrounded by sunflowers, Parisian owners Richard and Mirielle welcome visitors. Caravans to let, a swimming pool, woodland walks and a traditional converted barn in which wonderful barn dances, french-style are held.
Richard Lancon, Les Touzets, Montferrand, 11320 Labastide d'Anjou, tel 00 33 4 68 60 15 80
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La Grande Cosse

A large campsite easily found from Narbonne - just look at the east end of St Pierre, the village to the east of Narbonne Plage - for the signpost. There's a large bar and restaurant in front of a blue swimming pool. It's truly international. You'll love the easy walk, across marshes full of wild birds including flamingoes, to one of the longest naturist beaches in France.
La Grande Cosse, Cabanes des Fleury, 11560 Fleury d'Aude, tel 00 33 4 68 33 61 87
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Mas de Lignières

Not far from the amazing limestone cliff town of Minerve, this genuine (INF cards are required) offers camping emplacements on its mountainside, all with views, and slices of French club life that are thoroughly enjoyable, centered around its swimming pool and club house. A happy atmosphere with reasonable prices. Find it by taking the D10 westwards from Minerve; its sign-posted after about 5 miles.
Mas de Lignières, Cesseras en Minervois, 34210 Olonzac Tel 00 33 4 68 91 24 86

Le Clapotis

Overlooking the glittrering Etang de Lapalme, and then the sea, Le Clapotis is the sort of place you get fond of and return to every year. Turn off the N9 south of Sigean for Lapalme, and then take the tiny road by the cemetary. Cross the D709 and the club's on the left.
Gilbert Fouriot, Le Clapotis, 11480 Lapalme, Tel 00 33 4 68 48 15 40.
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Port Leucate

Just to the north of this custom built holiday playground are three naturist complexes - Ulysse, Aphrodite, and Oasis - all sign posted from the main N9 and all opening onto the wide golden sands of the beaches of the Mediterranean Golfe de Lyon. They have apartments and villas to rent, all set around delightful gardens, and the facilities you would expect from a specially built resort. Oasis was originally part of Aphrodite, and has now been partitioned off - its quieter.
Village Ulysses, 11370 Port Leucate tel(camping) 00 33 4 68 40 93 94 (lettings) 00 33 4 68 40 86 58
Aphrodite Village 11370 Port Leucate tel 00 33 4 68 40 90 42
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Sérignan Plage

Actually the name of the village where Gymno Club Mediterranean has its grounds. Find Sérignan, south of Beziers, then Sérignan Plage. Turn right before the sea, along the road behind all the campsites, and you will see GCM last but one. You'll need an INF card but the club is superbly set up with plenty of space for campers, caravans to let, and an excellent restaurant.
Gymno Club Mediterranean, 34410 Sérignan, or tel 00 33 4 67 32 14 09
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Argelès-Plage

Hello. I recently went to Argeles and found a beach that was naturist-friendly.
From the town, face the sea turn left and keep going past the Roussillionaise campsite and there you are!  Simple!
(from email rcvd - Rob - Jan 2004 - THANKS!)

Maguelonne, south of Montpellier

Hi,

There's a long excellent beach at Maguelonne, south of Montpellier.

Drive into Palavas, take the signs for ''Cathederal de Maguelonne''. Past the campsite and the fishery about 2km form Palavas centre. Car park, eats and loos in peak times •20 to park all day in 2003. Family throughout, no idiots or peepers. Safe bathing. Need to be there before 11.00 at weekends.
(from email revd - Clive & Linda - July 2005)

Village du Bosc

Overlooking the shores of Lac du Salagou, Village du Bosc is in an area of France - Le Haut Vallée de l'Orb - being developed by the French Tourist Board. the red rocks, yellow flowers, and dramatic scenery make this a must. The club itself has chalets to let, a delightful pool, and a superb restaurant. you'll love the blu evening light on the waters of the lake, the naturist camaraderie.
Village du Bosc, Razouls, 34800 Octon, tel 00 33 4 67 96 07 37, or take the N9 north (watch out - its being converted to the A75 autoroute) and turn off at Cartels, before Lodève, along the D148, turning right just before Octon.

Domaine de Lambeyran

On the other side of Lodève, take the D35 and turn immediately before the cemetary. I have never been there but their reputation is excellent, with a huge pool with panoramaic views, river swimming, and canoeing.
Domaine de Lambeyran, 34700 Lodève Tel 00 33 4 67 44 13 99
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