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Fontes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontes: highlights and tourist information

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Fontes is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villeneuvette at 8 km and Cirque de Moureze at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fontes, 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 Fontes in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally...

See Villeneuvette guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character make Pezenas one...

See Pezenas guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit...

See Loupian guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the...

See Meze guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the...

See Lodeve guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several interesting...

See Etang de Thau guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on...

See Marseillan guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be...

See Bouzigues guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number...

See Beziers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and near Balaruc-le-Bains,...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontes


Markets in and near Fontes

  • Paulhan: market Thursday (6km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (23km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Fontes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fontes, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (44km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (8km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (14km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Céressou (1km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (9km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (9km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (23km)
  • Etang de Thau (24km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (28km)
  • Mont Caroux (33km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (38km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (42km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (41km)

Geography and distances

Fontes is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Fontes is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontes

Canton: Montagnac

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34320

Distance to Fontes

from Montpellier (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 832 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adissan, Aspiran, Cabrieres, Caux, Lezignan-la-Cebe, Lieuran-Cabrieres, Neffies, Nizas, Peret and Roujan.

This page in French: Visiter Fontes

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