Calvisson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Calvisson: highlights and tourist information

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Calvisson is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Calvisson is 581 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 8 km and Nimes at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Calvisson, 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 Calvisson in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Calvisson

Markets in and near Calvisson

Market days in Calvisson: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Calvisson: market Sunday (0km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (5km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Calvisson, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Calvisson, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Calvisson.

Aquarium

  • Mare Nostrum (30km)

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) (31km)
  • 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 (15km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (29km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (37km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (23km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (32km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (38km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (41km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Calvisson

Canton: Sommières

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30420

Distance to Calvisson

from Nimes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 581 km

from Calais: 816 km

from Nice: 247 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Vives, Aubais, Aujargues, Boissieres, Caveirac, Clarensac, Congenies, Junas, Langlade, Mus, Nages-et-Solorgues, Saint-Come-et-Maruejols, Saint-Dionizy, Souvignargues, Vergeze, Vestric-et-Candiac and Villetelle.

This page in French: Visiter Calvisson