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Photo of Fons in Gard

Photo is of Nimes at 15 km from Fons

Visit Fons: highlights and tourist information

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Fons is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

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

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!



at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nimes guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Sauve guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit...

See Uzes guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Pont du Gard guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lussan guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes...

See Beaucaire guide


at 38 km (direction south)

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its...

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone...

See Tarascon guide

... 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)

Hotels near Fons

More information about Fons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fons, France

What to do at Fons? 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

Fons is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Fons is 568 kilometres from Paris).

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

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