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Carnas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carnas: highlights and tourist information

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Carnas is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Carnas is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 10 km and Sauve at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carnas, 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 Carnas 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 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

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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