Meze tourism and travel guide

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Visit Meze: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing village of Meze, with oyster production active here for hundreds of years

Meze 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 Meze. For detailed visitor information see the Meze 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 Meze in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Etang de Thau at 3 km and Bouzigues at 5 km.

Meze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction north-east)

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

See Loupian guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 3 km (direction south)

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

See Etang de Thau guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be complete without sampling...

See Bouzigues guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sete guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on the Etng de Thau...

See Marseillan guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Pezenas guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Agde guide
Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cap d'Agde guide


Cathedral at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide

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

Arrange a visit to Meze

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Markets in and near Meze

  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Agde: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (16km)

More information about Meze, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Meze, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (32km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (24km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (32km)

Geography and distances

Meze is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Meze is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meze

Canton: Mèze

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34140

Distance to Meze

from Montpellier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 846 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouzigues, Etang de Thau and Loupian.

This page in French: Visiter Meze