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Fournes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fournes in Gard

Photo is of Pont du Gard at 6 km from Fournes

Visit Fournes: highlights and tourist information

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Fournes is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont du Gard at 6 km and Beaucaire at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fournes, 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 Fournes in Occitanie.

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

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont du Gard guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Beaucaire guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 14 km (direction south-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 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Tarascon guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Victor-la-Coste in Languedoc-Roussillon has several historic monuments including an ancient castle on...

See Saint-Victor-la-Coste guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres is a small historic village with several imposing historic monuments in...

See Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


Heritage Site at 16 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make...

See Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 16 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on the...

See Avignon Bridge guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 17 km (direction east), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace in...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Uzes guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nimes guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a pretty village in Vaucluse, overlooked by a ruined castle...

See Chateauneuf-du-Pape guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when...

See Fontvieille guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fournes


Markets in and near Fournes

  • Remoulins: market Friday (3km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Uzes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Roquemaure: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (21km)

Hotels near Fournes

More information about Fournes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fournes, France

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

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (25km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (28km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (16km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (23km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (34km)
  • Jarditrain (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades du Sautadet (30km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (39km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (45km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (46km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (47km)

Geography and distances

Fournes is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Fournes is 574 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fournes

Canton: Remoulins

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30210

Distance to Fournes

from Nimes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 574 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 215 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 571 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castillon-du-Gard, Domazan, Estezargues, Meynes, Montfrin, Remoulins, Saint-Bonnet-du-Gard, Saint-Hilaire-d'Ozilhan, Sernhac and Theziers.

This page in French: Visiter Fournes

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