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Fontanes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontanes: highlights and tourist information

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Fontanes is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Fontanes is 574 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 5 km and Sauve at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontanes, 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 Fontanes 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 Fontanes

Markets in and near Fontanes

  • Sommieres: market Saturday (5km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (10km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (14km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Fontanes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fontanes, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (29km)

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) (33km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (28km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (29km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (29km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (32km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (37km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (40km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (45km)
  • Mont Aigoual (52km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontanes

Canton: Sommières

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30250

Distance to Fontanes

from Nimes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 574 km

from Calais: 809 km

from Nice: 256 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asperes, Aujargues, Campagne, Combas, Congenies, Crespian, Gailhan, Garrigues, Lecques, Montpezat, Saint-Clement, Salinelles, Sardan, Sommieres, Souvignargues, Vic-le-Fesq and Villevieille.

This page in French: Visiter Fontanes

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