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Assignan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Assignan: highlights and tourist information

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Assignan is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chinian at 5 km and Bize-Minervois at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Assignan, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Assignan in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our...

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are...

See Minerve guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean...

See Roquebrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-east)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of...

See Olargues guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around...

See Narbonne guide


at 27 km (direction east)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting...

See Beziers guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction south), in the Aude department

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century,...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


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

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan...

See Gruissan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a...

See Lagrasse guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Herault

Map of places to visit near Assignan


Markets in and near Assignan

  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (15km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (22km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (25km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Assignan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Assignan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (27km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (33km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (17km)
  • Mont Caroux (24km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (31km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (33km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Céressou (44km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (45km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (45km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Assignan is in the south of France at 83 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Assignan is 608 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Assignan

Canton: Saint-Chinian

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34360

Distance to Assignan

from Montpellier (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 608 km

from Calais: 843 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Babeau-Bouldoux, Cruzy, Pardailhan, Quarante, Saint-Chinian, Saint-Jean-de-Minervois and Villespassans.

This page in French: Visiter Assignan

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