Carnas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carnas in Gard

Photo is of Sommieres at 10 km from Carnas

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Carnas is situated in the Gard 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 Carnas in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 10 km and Sauve at 13 km.

Carnas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sauve guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
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at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 26 km (direction west)

We enjoyed walking through the alleys of bamboo at the bamboo garden...

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

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

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


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

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

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

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Nimes guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide

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Map of places to visit near Carnas


Markets in and near Carnas

  • Quissac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (10km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Carnas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Carnas, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (26km)

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) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (25km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (28km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (30km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (21km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (38km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (38km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (38km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (38km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (43km)
  • Mont Aigoual (46km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (52km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (56km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (23km)

Geography and distances

Carnas is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Carnas is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carnas

Canton: Quissac

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30260

Distance to Carnas

from Nimes (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asperes, Brouzet-les-Quissac, Campagne, Corconne, Gailhan, Garrigues, Saint-Clement, Sardan, Sauteyrargues and Vacquieres.

This page in French: Visiter Carnas


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