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Cournonsec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cournonsec in Herault

Photo is of Balaruc-le-Vieux at 10 km from Cournonsec

Visit Cournonsec: highlights and tourist information

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Cournonsec is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Balaruc-le-Vieux at 10 km and Bouzigues at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cournonsec, 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 Cournonsec in Occitanie.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bouzigues guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the 1st...

See Loupian guide


Cathedral at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing village of...

See Meze guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Sete guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 19 km (direction south-west)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several interesting small...

See Etang de Thau guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cournonsec


Markets in and near Cournonsec

  • Gigean: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (18km)

Hotels near Cournonsec

More information about Cournonsec, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cournonsec, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (18km)

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)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (19km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (33km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (12km)
  • Etang de Thau (17km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (21km)
  • Céressou (25km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (29km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (29km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (30km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (34km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (44km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (17km)

Geography and distances

Cournonsec is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Cournonsec is 599 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cournonsec

Canton: Pignan

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34660

Distance to Cournonsec

from Montpellier (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 599 km

from Calais: 835 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cournonterral, Fabregues, Gigean, Montbazin, Pignan, Poussan and Saussan.

This page in French: Visiter Cournonsec

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