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Cros tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cros in Gard

Photo is of Sauve at 11 km from Cros

Visit Cros: highlights and tourist information

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Cros is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauve at 11 km and Anduze at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cros, 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 Cros in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauve guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares and medieval houses,...

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Le Vigan guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Vezenobres guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 29 km (direction south), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sommieres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 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


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

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

See Meyrueis guide


at 41 km (direction north-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 42 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
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cros


Markets in and near Cros

  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (15km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (17km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Cros

More information about Cros, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cros, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (44km)

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 (13km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (43km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (44km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (11km)
  • Mont Aigoual (24km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (31km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (31km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (34km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (39km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (43km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (45km)
  • Bois de Païolive (53km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (56km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (56km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (39km)

Geography and distances

Cros is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Cros is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cros

Canton: Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30170

Distance to Cros

from Nimes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 787 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colognac, La Cadiere-et-Cambo, Lasalle, Monoblet, Saint-Bonnet-de-Salendrinque, Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, Saint-Roman-de-Codieres and Vabres.

This page in French: Visiter Cros

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