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Calvisson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Calvisson in Gard

Photo is of Sommieres at 8 km from Calvisson

Visit Calvisson: highlights and tourist information

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Calvisson is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

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

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!



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nimes guide


at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauve guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

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

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

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

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 28 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 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Uzes guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

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

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 31 km (direction west), in the Herault department

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a...

See Les Matelles guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Montpellier guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares and...

See Anduze guide

... 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

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


  • 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

Calvisson is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Calvisson is 581 kilometres from Paris).

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

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