Assas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Matelles at 8 km from Assas

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Assas is situated in the Herault 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 Assas in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Matelles at 8 km and Montpellier at 10 km.

Assas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
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at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres village including a...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


Cathedral at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Maguelone guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you can...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and near Balaruc-le-Bains, a...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide

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Markets in and near Assas

  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (13km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Assas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Assas, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (11km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (10km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (40km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (41km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (22km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (26km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (28km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (29km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (38km)
  • Etang de Thau (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (42km)
  • Céressou (44km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (44km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (44km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (7km)

Geography and distances

Assas is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Assas is 585 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Assas

Canton: Castries

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34820

Distance to Assas

from Montpellier (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 585 km

from Calais: 820 km

from Nice: 271 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Assas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clapiers, Guzargues, Jacou, Le Cres, Le Triadou, Montaud, Montferrier-sur-Lez, Prades-le-Lez, Saint-Clement-de-Riviere, Saint-Jean-de-Cuculles, Teyran and Vendargues.

This page in French: Visiter Assas


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