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Colognac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colognac in Gard

Photo is of Anduze at 13 km from Colognac

Visit Colognac: highlights and tourist information

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Colognac is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anduze at 13 km and Prafrance bamboo garden at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colognac, 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 Colognac in Occitanie.

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares...

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauve guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 18 km (direction west)

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to...

See Le Vigan guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 33 km (direction south), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the...

See Meyrueis guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Lozere department

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it...

See Florac guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined...

See Saint-Ambroix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you can...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See La Couvertoirade guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colognac


Markets in and near Colognac

  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (13km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (18km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (23km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (34km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Colognac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Colognac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (12km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (14km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (41km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (43km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (15km)
  • Mont Aigoual (22km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (30km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (32km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (33km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (40km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (42km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (43km)
  • Mont Lozère (45km)
  • Bois de Païolive (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (43km)

Geography and distances

Colognac is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Colognac is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colognac

Canton: Lasalle

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30460

Distance to Colognac

from Nimes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cros, Lasalle, Monoblet, Saint-Bonnet-de-Salendrinque, Saint-Roman-de-Codieres, Soudorgues and Vabres.

This page in French: Visiter Colognac

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