Fons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fons: highlights and tourist information

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Fons is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Fons is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 15 km and Sommieres at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fons, 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 Fons 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 Fons

Markets in and near Fons

  • Calvisson: market Sunday (14km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (18km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Uzes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (23km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Fons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fons, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (41km)

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (21km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (15km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (40km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (34km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (36km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (41km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (44km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fons

Canton: Saint-Mamert-du-Gard

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30730

Distance to Fons

from Nimes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 802 km

from Nice: 248 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gajan, La Calmette, La Rouviere, Mauressargues, Montagnac, Montignargues, Moulezan, Parignargues, Saint-Bauzely, Saint-Genies-de-Malgoires, Saint-Mamert-du-Gard and Sauzet.

This page in French: Visiter Fons