Ganges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ganges in Herault

Photo is of Le Vigan at 10 km from Ganges

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Ganges is situated in the Herault 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 Ganges in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Vigan at 10 km and Saint-Martin-de-Londres at 16 km.

Ganges, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 10 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within the Cevennes...

See Le Vigan guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les Matelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

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 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one of the...

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and the lively...

See Meyrueis guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Vezenobres guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpellier guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of your visit...

See Lodeve guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide

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Map of places to visit near Ganges


Markets in and near Ganges

  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (29km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (34km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Ganges, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ganges, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (41km)

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)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (4km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (20km)
  • Mont Aigoual (23km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (28km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (29km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (34km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (42km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (44km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (45km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (45km)
  • Céressou (50km)
  • Gorges du Tarn (52km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (35km)
  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (47km)

Geography and distances

Ganges is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Ganges is 557 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ganges

Canton: Ganges

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34190

Distance to Ganges

from Montpellier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 557 km

from Calais: 792 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 355 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agones, Cazilhac, Laroque, Moules-et-Baucels, Roquedur, Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois, Saint-Bresson, Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef, Saint-Laurent-le-Minier and Sumene.

This page in French: Visiter Ganges