Garons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nimes at 9 km from Garons

Visit Garons: highlights and tourist information

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Garons 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 Garons in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 9 km and Beaucaire at 18 km.

Garons, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nimes guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Beaucaire guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 19 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the banks of...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Tarascon guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre make Arles...

See Arles guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pont du Gard guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Fontvieille guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Uzes guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Sommieres guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 30 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around famous artists...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful views across...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 30 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village of Les...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide

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Map of places to visit near Garons


Markets in and near Garons

  • Manduel: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (7km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Gilles: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (17km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (19km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)

More information about Garons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Garons, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (45km)

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 (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (27km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (9km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (29km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (44km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (45km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (18km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (48km)
  • Istres (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (47km)

Geography and distances

Garons is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Garons is 587 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garons

Canton: Vistrenque

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30128

Distance to Garons

from Nimes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 587 km

from Calais: 821 km

from Nice: 228 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouillargues, Caissargues and Manduel.

This page in French: Visiter Garons