Fons travel guide
Visit Fons: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Nimes at 15 km from Fons
Location: Fons is situated in the Gard department (Languedoc-Roussillon region) in the south of France at 15 km from Nimes, the department capital. (General information: Fons is 568 km from Paris and 802 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Fons: these include Nimes at 15 km and Uzes at 21 km. Nimes is a listed secteur sauvegarde at 15 km and Jardins de la Fontaine is a listed remarkable garden at 15 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Fons, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Fons
Pont du Gard 28km
Les Matelles 37km
La Grande-Motte 40km
La Roque-sur-Ceze 41km
Note that all distances from Fons shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Fons holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Fons
- Calvisson: market every Sunday (14km)
- Nimes: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (15km)
- Quissac: market every Wednesday (16km)
- Sommieres: market every Saturday (16km)
- Vergeze: market every Thursday (18km)
- Marguerittes: market every Saturday (21km)
- Uzes: market every Saturday (21km)
- Anduze: market every Thursday (23km)
- Manduel: market every Wednesday (24km)
- Vauvert: market every Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fons and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Fons map below.
Aquarium Mare Nostrum (41km)
Heritage Site Pont du Gard (28km); Saint-Gilles ancienne abbatialle (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km); Roman Arles (43km); Arles église St Honorat (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)
Most Beautiful Village La Roque-sur-Ceze (41km)
National Monument Towers and fortifications of Aigues-Mortes (38km); Montmajour Abbey (44km)
Recommended Detour Beaucaire (38km)
Religious Monument Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (21km); Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (43km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (44km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins de la Fontaine (15km); Bambouseraie de Prafrance (26km); Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (40km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Etang de Scamandre (34km); Grotte des Demoiselles (36km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Ales (26km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Lunaret (39km)
Map of places to visit near Fons & Location Information
Distance to Fons
from Nimes (local prefecture): 15 km
from Paris: 568 km
from Calais: 802 km
from Nice: 248 km
from Bordeaux: 393 km
from Strasbourg: 587 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Fons): Gajan, La Calmette, La Rouviere, Mauressargues, Montagnac, Montignargues, Moulezan, Parignargues, Saint-Bauzely, Saint-Genies-de-Malgoires, Saint-Mamert-du-Gard and Sauzet.
For driving distances to Fons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Fons