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Marseillan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marseillan in Herault

Visit Marseillan: highlights and tourist information

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

Marseillan 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 Marseillan. For detailed visitor information see the Marseillan travel guide.

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!

Agde

Agde

at 6 km (direction south-west)

Agde is a very pleasant, unspoiled town a few kilometres...

See Agde guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several interesting small...

See Etang de Thau guide
Meze

Meze

at 10 km (direction north-east)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the...

See Meze guide
Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The resort at Cap d'Agde is one of the liveliest on...

See Cap d'Agde guide
 
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Loupian

Loupian

at 13 km (direction north-east)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the...

See Loupian guide
Pezenas

Pezenas

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pezenas guide
Sete

Sete

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the...

See Sete guide
Bouzigues

Bouzigues

at 15 km (direction north-east)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be...

See Bouzigues guide
Balaruc-le-Vieux

Balaruc-le-Vieux

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide
Beziers

Beziers

at 25 km (direction west)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good...

See Beziers guide
Villeneuvette

Villeneuvette

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villeneuvette guide
Clermont-l'Herault

Clermont-l'Herault

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles...

See Cirque de Moureze guide
Maguelone

Maguelone

Cathedral at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Maguelone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marseillan

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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marseillan is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Marseillan is 618 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marseillan

Canton: Agde

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

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

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