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Cournonterral tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cournonterral in Herault

Photo is of Balaruc-le-Vieux at 11 km from Cournonterral

Visit Cournonterral: highlights and tourist information

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Cournonterral is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Balaruc-le-Vieux at 11 km and Bouzigues at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cournonterral, 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 Cournonterral in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau,...

See Bouzigues guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier guide


Cathedral at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then...

See Loupian guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Sete guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meze guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 20 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 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Matelles guide


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

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cournonterral


Markets in and near Cournonterral

  • Gigean: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Cournonterral, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cournonterral, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (17km)

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 (17km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (34km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (12km)
  • Etang de Thau (19km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (21km)
  • Céressou (26km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (30km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (30km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (32km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (33km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (39km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (43km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (15km)

Geography and distances

Cournonterral is in the south of France at 14 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Cournonterral is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cournonterral

Canton: Pignan

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34660

Distance to Cournonterral

from Montpellier (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 834 km

from Nice: 286 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cournonsec, Fabregues, Montbazin, Murviel-les-Montpellier, Pignan, Saint-Georges-d'Orques and Saussan.

This page in French: Visiter Cournonterral

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