Le Grau-du-Roi tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the most popular, beach resorts in Languedoc-Roussillon

Le Grau-du-Roi is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Le Grau-du-Roi. For detailed visitor information see the Le Grau-du-Roi travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Grau-du-Roi in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Grande-Motte at 6 km and Palavas-les-Flots at 17 km.

Le Grau-du-Roi, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

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Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west), in the Herault department

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

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Cathedral at 21 km (direction west), in the Herault department

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

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Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

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at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

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at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

On the edge of the Camargue region, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a very pleasant...

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at 26 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Camargue region of marhes, with flamingoes and semi-wild horses and an...

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at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

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at 38 km (direction west), in the Herault department

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

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at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

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

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Markets in and near Le Grau-du-Roi

Market days in Le Grau-du-Roi: seasonal market: Wednesday; weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday;

  • Le Grau-du-Roi: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Grau-du-Roi: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Aigues-Mortes: market Sunday (6km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (6km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (15km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)

More information about Le Grau-du-Roi, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Le Grau-du-Roi, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (20km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (20km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (4km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (20km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (24km)
  • Etang de Thau (44km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (25km)

Geography and distances

Le Grau-du-Roi is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Le Grau-du-Roi is 608 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grau-du-Roi

Canton: Aigues-Mortes

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30240

Distance to Le Grau-du-Roi

from Nimes (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 608 km

from Calais: 843 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Grau-du-Roi from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Mortes and La Grande-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grau-du-Roi