Lunel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sommieres at 13 km from Lunel

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Lunel 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 Lunel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 13 km and Aigues-Mortes at 13 km.

Lunel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

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 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south), in the Gard department

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
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Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpellier guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Nimes guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Les Matelles guide


Cathedral at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Camargue guide


at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

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

See Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer guide

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Markets in and near Lunel

Market days in Lunel: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (12km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (13km)
  • Aigues-Mortes: market Sunday (13km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)

More information about Lunel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Lunel, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (19km)

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) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (19km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (25km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (19km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (20km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (30km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (40km)
  • Etang de Thau (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (22km)

Geography and distances

Lunel is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Lunel is 592 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lunel

Canton: Lunel

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34400

Distance to Lunel

from Montpellier (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 592 km

from Calais: 827 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aimargues, Gallargues-le-Montueux, Lansargues, Lunel-Viel, Marsillargues, Saint-Christol, Saint-Just, Saint-Laurent-d'Aigouze, Saint-Nazaire-de-Pezan, Saturargues, Valergues and Verargues.

This page in French: Visiter Lunel


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