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Photo of Castries in Herault

Photo is of Montpellier-Odysseum District at 10 km from Castries

Visit Castries: highlights and tourist information

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Castries is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpellier-Odysseum District at 10 km and Montpellier-Antigone District at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Castries, 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 Castries in Occitanie.

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

Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpellier guide


at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Matelles guide


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

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


Cathedral at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town...

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman...

See Nimes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Castries


Markets in and near Castries

  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (7km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (15km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)

More information about Castries, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Castries, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (10km)

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) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (9km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (35km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (22km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (22km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (30km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (32km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (35km)
  • Etang de Thau (42km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (49km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (10km)

Geography and distances

Castries is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Castries is 589 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castries

Canton: Castries

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34160

Distance to Castries

from Montpellier (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 589 km

from Calais: 824 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baillargues, Beaulieu, Guzargues, Le Cres, Mudaison, Restinclieres, Saint-Aunes, Saint-Bres, Saint-Genies-Des-Mourgues, Sussargues, Teyran and Vendargues.

This page in French: Visiter Castries

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