Foissac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Foissac: highlights and tourist information

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Foissac is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Foissac is 555 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Uzes at 10 km and Vezenobres at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foissac, 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 Foissac in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Foissac

Markets in and near Foissac

  • Uzes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (24km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Foissac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Foissac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Foissac.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (41km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (48km)
  • Glanum (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (10km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (48km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (24km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (25km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (44km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (47km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (47km)
  • Jardin des herbes (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (24km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (37km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (37km)
  • Bois de Païolive (39km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (47km)
  • Mont Lozère (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (57km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Foissac

Canton: Saint-Chaptes

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30700

Distance to Foissac

from Nimes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 555 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 241 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigaliers, Aubussargues, Baron, Belvezet, Castelnau-Valence, Collorgues, Euzet, Garrigues-Sainte-Eulalie, Saint-Dezery, Saint-Jean-de-Ceyrargues, Saint-Maurice-de-Cazevieille and Serviers-et-Labaume.

This page in French: Visiter Foissac