Castries tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castries: highlights and tourist information

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Castries is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Castries is 589 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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

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