Fos tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fos: highlights and tourist information

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Fos is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Fos is 592 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cirque de Moureze at 11 km and Villeneuvette at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fos, 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 Fos in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Fos

Markets in and near Fos

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (9km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (17km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (27km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (30km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Fos, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fos, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (10km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Mourèze (11km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (11km)
  • Céressou (12km)
  • Mont Caroux (21km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (29km)
  • Etang de Thau (35km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (37km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (42km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (44km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fos

Canton: Roujan

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34320

Distance to Fos

from Montpellier (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 592 km

from Calais: 828 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 657 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faugeres, Gabian, Laurens, Montesquieu, Pezenes-les-Mines, Roquessels, Vailhan and Valmascle.

This page in French: Visiter Fos