Mons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mons: highlights and tourist information

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Mons is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Mons is 545 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vezenobres at 7 km and Lussan at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mons, 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 Mons in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mons

Markets in and near Mons

  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (8km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (16km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (20km)
  • Uzes: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Barjac: market Friday (26km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Mons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Mons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (16km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (34km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (35km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (36km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (21km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (29km)
  • Bois de Païolive (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (35km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (38km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (41km)
  • Mont Lozère (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (8km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mons

Canton: Alès-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30340

Distance to Mons

from Nimes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 545 km

from Calais: 779 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brouzet-les-Ales, Deaux, Euzet, Les Plans, Mejannes-les-Ales, Monteils, Navacelles, Saint-Hilaire-de-Brethmas, Saint-Hippolyte-de-Caton, Saint-Just-et-Vacquieres, Saint-Privat-Des-Vieux and Servas.

This page in French: Visiter Mons