Aigues-Vives tourism and travel guide

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Aigues-Vives is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aigues-Vives in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 9 km and Nimes at 18 km.

Aigues-Vives, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children...

See Sommieres guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be...

See Nimes guide


at 19 km (direction south)

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its...

See Aigues-Mortes guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the long...

See La Grande-Motte guide
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Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

The Odysseum district of Montpellier is the vibrant modern new centre in...

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Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

In the Antigone district of Montpellier you can see several exeptional examples...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

The most vibrant city on the Languedoc coast, Montpellier is a very...

See Montpellier guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

There are numerous places of interest to discover as you explore the...

See Sauve guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 30 km (direction west), in the Herault department

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a pleasant break from...

See Les Matelles guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

At Palavas-les-Flots you will find a long beach and a resort that...

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


Cathedral at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

The Cathedral at Maguelone stands on a small volcanic island on the...

See Maguelone guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

The village of Vézénobres, north-west of Nimes, is a delightful small village...

See Vezenobres guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit...

See Uzes guide

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Markets in and near Aigues-Vives

  • Vergeze: market Thursday (3km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (5km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Aigues-Mortes: market Sunday (19km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Aigues-Vives, France

What to do at Aigues-Vives? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aigues-Vives.


  • Mare Nostrum (26km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (36km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (18km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (25km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (41km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (19km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (27km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (37km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (40km)
  • Etang de Thau (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (27km)

Geography and distances

Aigues-Vives is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Aigues-Vives is 586 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aigues-Vives

Canton: Sommières

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30670

Distance to Aigues-Vives

from Nimes (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 586 km

from Calais: 820 km

from Nice: 248 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Aigues-Vives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubais, Aujargues, Boissieres, Calvisson, Codognan, Congenies, Gallargues-le-Montueux, Junas, Mus, Nages-et-Solorgues, Saint-Series, Saturargues, Vergeze and Villetelle.

This page in French: Visiter Aigues-Vives


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