The Clermontais, which is in the middle of the Hérault, has a rich history that spans a thousand years.
Dating back to prehistoric times, when humans exploited the richness of the land in several different places. Their existence in the copper mines of Cabrières (the most ancient in Europe) has been proven; or to cite another example, Mourèze in the Park Courtinals.
After which the Greeks and the Romans developed and marked-out in the region numerous routes with winemaking domains, the vestiges of which are still in existence, notably in Aspiran.
During the Middle Ages the first villages to be built were around the castles and fortifications such as in Clermont l’Hérault, the main fortified town, fiefdom of the Guilhem family.