Marseillan tourism and travel guide

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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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Etang de Thau at 8 km and Meze at 10 km.

Marseillan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

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


at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

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 the...

See Cap d'Agde guide
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at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Loupian guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pezenas guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sete guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bouzigues guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 25 km (direction west)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting...

See Beziers guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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 in...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


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

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

See Maguelone guide

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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.


  • 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)

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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