Gornies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gornies in Herault

Photo is of Le Vigan at 12 km from Gornies

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Gornies 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 Gornies in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Vigan at 12 km and Saint-Martin-de-Londres at 14 km.

Gornies, 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 12 km (direction ), in the Gard department

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

See Le Vigan guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-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
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les Matelles guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 25 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 27 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lodeve guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are exploring the...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 33 km (direction south-west)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of activities and...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 35 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 35 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


at 36 km (direction south-west)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally built as a...

See Villeneuvette guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Meyrueis guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains and Springs'...

See Lunas and area guide

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Markets in and near Gornies

  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (35km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (36km)

More information about Gornies, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gornies, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (40km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (16km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (39km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (10km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (13km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (21km)
  • Mont Aigoual (26km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (28km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (36km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (36km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (36km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (41km)
  • Céressou (42km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (43km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (46km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (34km)
  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (45km)

Geography and distances

Gornies is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Gornies is 561 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gornies

Canton: Ganges

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34190

Distance to Gornies

from Montpellier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 561 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 293 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montdardier, Rogues and Saint-Laurent-le-Minier.

This page in French: Visiter Gornies