Gailhan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gailhan in Gard

Photo is of Sommieres at 8 km from Gailhan

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Gailhan is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gailhan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 8 km and Sauve at 13 km.

Gailhan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sauve guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Herault department

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres village including a 12th century...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Nimes guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

The Odysseum district of Montpellier is the vibrant modern new centre in the town,...

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

In the Antigone district of Montpellier you can see several exeptional examples of neo-classical...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

The most vibrant city on the Languedoc coast, Montpellier is a very lively university...

See Montpellier guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south), in the Herault department

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the long beach attracts...

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the most popular,...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide

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Markets in and near Gailhan

  • Quissac: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (14km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Gailhan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gailhan, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (28km)

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) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (26km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (27km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (27km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (24km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (36km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (39km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (40km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (42km)
  • Mont Aigoual (47km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (54km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (55km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (26km)

Geography and distances

Gailhan is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Gailhan is 572 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gailhan

Canton: Quissac

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30260

Distance to Gailhan

from Nimes (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 572 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 260 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asperes, Brouzet-les-Quissac, Carnas, Crespian, Fontanes, Garrigues, Lecques, Liouc, Orthoux-Serignac-Quilhan, Saint-Clement, Salinelles, Sardan and Vic-le-Fesq.

This page in French: Visiter Gailhan