Gigean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigean in Herault

Visit Gigean: highlights and tourist information

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Gigean is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Gigean is 605 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Balaruc-le-Vieux at 5 km and Bouzigues at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gigean, 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 Gigean in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Gigean

Markets in and near Gigean

Market days in Gigean: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Gigean: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (21km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Gigean, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gigean, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gigean.


  • Mare Nostrum (20km)

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

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (21km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (33km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (11km)
  • Etang de Thau (13km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (26km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (26km)
  • Céressou (26km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (31km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (31km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (33km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (49km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigean

Canton: Mèze

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34770

Distance to Gigean

from Montpellier (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 605 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balaruc-le-Vieux, Balaruc-les-Bains, Bouzigues, Cournonsec, Fabregues, Frontignan, Montbazin and Poussan.

This page in French: Visiter Gigean