Garrigues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Garrigues in Herault

Photo is of Sommieres at 6 km from Garrigues

Visit Garrigues: highlights and tourist information

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Garrigues 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 Garrigues in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 6 km and Sauve at 17 km.

Garrigues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west), 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 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Matelles guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Nimes guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 30 km (direction south-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 30 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

At Palavas-les-Flots you will find a long beach and a resort that is popular...

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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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Map of places to visit near Garrigues


Markets in and near Garrigues

  • Sommieres: market Saturday (6km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (14km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (18km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)

More information about Garrigues, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Garrigues, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (23km)

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) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (22km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (28km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (32km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (25km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (34km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (34km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (34km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (39km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (46km)
  • Mont Aigoual (50km)
  • Etang de Thau (53km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (56km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (21km)

Geography and distances

Garrigues is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Garrigues is 577 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garrigues

Canton: Claret

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34160

Distance to Garrigues

from Montpellier (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 577 km

from Calais: 812 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asperes, Boisseron, Buzignargues, Campagne, Carnas, Fontanes, Gailhan, Galargues, Lecques, Montaud, Saint-Bauzille-de-Montmel, Saint-Clement, Saint-Hilaire-de-Beauvoir, Saint-Jean-de-Cornies, Salinelles, Saussines, Sommieres and Vacquieres.

This page in French: Visiter Garrigues