Lodeve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lodeve in Herault

Visit Lodeve: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of your visit to Lodeve

Lodeve is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lodeve. For detailed visitor information see the Lodeve travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Lodeve include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lodeve in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lunas and area at 12 km and Cirque de Moureze at 13 km.

Lodeve, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lunas and area guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles in northern Languedoc-Roussillon...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 18 km (direction west)

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of the old...

See Avene guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you can see it...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one of the...

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character make Pezenas one of our...

See Pezenas guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to the charm...

See Roquebrun guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Le Vigan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur river that...

See Olargues guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Loupian guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Lodeve


Markets in and near Lodeve

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (22km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (39km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (42km)

More information about Lodeve, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Lodeve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (27km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (34km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Moureze (12km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (12km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (19km)
  • Céressou (21km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (22km)
  • Mont Caroux (30km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (39km)
  • Etang de Thau (43km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (45km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (45km)
  • Mont Aigoual (48km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (45km)

Geography and distances

Lodeve is in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Lodeve is 575 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lodeve

Canton: Lodève

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34700

Distance to Lodeve

from Montpellier (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 575 km

from Calais: 810 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fozieres, Lauroux, Lavalette, Le Bosc, Le Puech, Les Plans, Olmet-et-Villecun, Poujols, Saint-Etienne-de-Gourgas, Soubes and Soumont.

This page in French: Visiter Lodeve