Grabels tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montpellier at 8 km from Grabels

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Grabels 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 Grabels in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpellier at 8 km and Montpellier-Antigone District at 9 km.

Grabels, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


Cathedral at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cathedral at Maguelone stands on a small volcanic island on the southern edge...

See Maguelone guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-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 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and near Balaruc-le-Bains, a long-established spa...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be complete without sampling...

See Bouzigues guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the 1st century mosaics...

See Loupian guide


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

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

See Sommieres guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the Etang de Thu...

See Sete guide

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Markets in and near Grabels

  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (17km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (18km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Grabels, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Grabels, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (11km)

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

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (11km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (43km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (44km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (16km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (21km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (29km)
  • Etang de Thau (30km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (31km)
  • Céressou (34km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (35km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (35km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (39km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (6km)

Geography and distances

Grabels is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Grabels is 590 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grabels

Canton: Montpellier 10e Canton

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34790

Distance to Grabels

from Montpellier (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 590 km

from Calais: 825 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combaillaux, Juvignac, Montferrier-sur-Lez, Murles, Murviel-les-Montpellier, Prades-le-Lez, Saint-Clement-de-Riviere, Saint-Gely-du-Fesc and Saint-Georges-d'Orques.

This page in French: Visiter Grabels