Marseillan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marseillan in Herault

Visit Marseillan: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on the Etng de Thau

Important note

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

Marseillan is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Marseillan is 618 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Etang de Thau at 8 km and Meze at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marseillan, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Marseillan in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Marseillan

Markets in and near Marseillan

Market days in Marseillan: weekly market: Tuesday; seasonal market: Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday;

  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Agde: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Marseillan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Marseillan, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marseillan.


  • Mare Nostrum (42km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (20km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs du Bagnas (5km)
  • Etang de Thau (10km)
  • Céressou (24km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (31km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (33km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (33km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (33km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (39km)
  • Mont Caroux (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marseillan

Canton: Agde

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 34340

Distance to Marseillan

from Montpellier (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 618 km

from Calais: 854 km

from Nice: 304 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agde, Etang de Thau, Florensac, Pinet and Pomerols.

This page in French: Visiter Marseillan