Plaissan is a lovely little village, with about 600 inhabitants. It' situated in the countryside and it is at about 40 kms of Montpellier, 35 kms of Béziers, 18 kms of Pézenas, famous for its antiquarian's, 15 km of Clermont l'Hérault and the lake of Salagou, 18 km of Mèze (famous for its seafood), 30 km of the beach of Sète, 25 km of Saint Guilhem le Désert and 80 km of Millau with the highest viaduct of Europe.
The Languedoc offers you a rich and divers history of all ancient periods.There are a lot of remarkable tourist sites which are nice to visit on one of the 300 sunny days, which this region counts. While crossing the parfumed scrublands or the sunbathed vineyards you will discover a variety of landscapes and lovely villages.
Département of the Hérault:
The Litorral of the Hérault- 100 km's of coastline and 13 important harbours, and lakes.
The heart of the Hérault-the abbeys, the mediaval small streets and the most lovely villages of France. The Highlands, the gorges, the circs,the causses and the lakes.
The mediaval cities of the Languedoc Rousillon are brightened up by the Mediterranean sun. The landscape with the cypresses and vineyards lightened by the sun gives a warm and welcoming aspect. The preserved Littoral, the rich cultural patrimony, the welcoming villages, the magnificent backcountry, the Mediterrenean gastronomy and the numerous activities will make your holidays unforgettable.
The heart of the Hérault is a territory, which in the south is borded by the coastal agglomerations of Montpellier, Sète, Agde et Béziers. At the west side is the "Haut Languedoc", at the north-east the "Cevennes" and at the north the "Causses" of the Aveyron.
The heart of the Hérault offers a diversity of landscapes and magnificent caves like the one of Clamouse. The famous sites of St. Guilhem le Désert, les Gorges de l'Hérault, la Vallée du Salagou, le Cirque de Mourèze and le Cirque de Navacelles are high places in the domain of cultur and landscape.
Le Lac du Salagou is a nice place for the lovers of aquatic activities as canoeing/kayaking or surfing, but it is also a great spot for the ones,who prefer to bask at the shore. And nevertheless it is a nice point to start walkingtrips and mountain bike trails leading to the mountains, which are all around the lake. It's also one of the famous spots in Europe for carp fishing.