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Visit Avene: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of the old village of Avene are also enjoyable to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Avene. For detailed visitor information see the Avene travel guide.

Avene is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 65 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Avene is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lodeve at 18 km and Le Lac-du-Salagou at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avene, 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 Avene in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Avene


Markets in and near Avene

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (38km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (40km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (42km)

More information about Avene, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Avene, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (32km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (34km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (19km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (26km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (26km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (33km)
  • Céressou (33km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (37km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (42km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (44km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (50km)
  • Mont Aigoual (56km)
  • Etang de Thau (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avene

Canton: Lunas

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34260

Distance to Avene

from Montpellier (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 805 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceilhes-et-Rocozels and Tauriac-de-Camares.

This page in French: Visiter Avene

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