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Nature and geology


The Clermontais is endowed with a rich and diversified natural environment.

The wildlife is typically that of the Mediterranean scrubland, you can see how around the lake Salagou, man has influenced nature. Then to the heights of the territory, the vegetation is semi-mountainous.

Within a radius of a few miles you will find that there are many different worlds to discover.

  • Flowering Rosemary


    One part of the Clermontais territory is in a classified Natura 2000 zone, allowing thus (...)
  • The fairy Hole, volcanic vestige at Fontès

    Geology and volcanoes

    Geology What makes the centre of the Hérault department so special, and notably the (...)
  • The Hérault river at Canet

    The river Hérault

    Coming from the Cevennes in the Gard, the river Hérault (Arauris:or) moves towards the (...)
  • The pic de Vissou seen from the volcano of Malhubert

    Pic de Vissou

    The Hercynian mountain chain has been subject to erosion since the end of the first era. (...)