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Castelnau-le-Lez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelnau-le-Lez in Herault

Photo is of Montpellier at 3 km from Castelnau-le-Lez

Visit Castelnau-le-Lez: highlights and tourist information

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Castelnau-le-Lez is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpellier at 3 km and Montpellier-Antigone District at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castelnau-le-Lez, 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 Castelnau-le-Lez in Occitanie.

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



at 3 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Matelles guide


Cathedral at 14 km (direction south)

The Cathedral at Maguelone stands on a small volcanic island...

See Maguelone guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be complete...

See Bouzigues guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the Etang...

See Sete guide

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

Map of places to visit near Castelnau-le-Lez


Markets in and near Castelnau-le-Lez

Market days in Castelnau-le-Lez: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (9km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Castelnau-le-Lez, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Castelnau-le-Lez, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (4km)

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) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (3km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (44km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (14km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (23km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (29km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (33km)
  • Etang de Thau (34km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (37km)
  • Céressou (42km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (43km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (43km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (46km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (2km)

Geography and distances

Castelnau-le-Lez is in the south of France at 3 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-le-Lez is 593 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-le-Lez

Canton: Castelnau-le-Lez

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34170

Distance to Castelnau-le-Lez

from Montpellier (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 593 km

from Calais: 828 km

from Nice: 271 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Castelnau-le-Lez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clapiers, Jacou, Le Cres, Montferrier-sur-Lez, Montpellier, Saint-Aunes, Saint-Clement-de-Riviere, Teyran and Vendargues.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-le-Lez

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