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Foissac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Foissac in Gard

Photo is of Uzes at 10 km from Foissac

Visit Foissac: highlights and tourist information

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Foissac is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

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

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!



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore,...

See Uzes guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient...

See Lussan guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a...

See Goudargues guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to...

See Nimes guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

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

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre...

See Cornillon guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting...

See Montclus guide


at 28 km (direction east)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Bagnols-sur-Céze is one of the largest towns in the northern Gard...

See Bagnols-sur-Ceze guide

... 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

What to do at Foissac? 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

Foissac is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Foissac is 555 kilometres from Paris).

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

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