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Montesquieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montesquieu in Herault

Photo is of Cirque de Moureze at 9 km from Montesquieu

Visit Montesquieu: highlights and tourist information

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Montesquieu is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cirque de Moureze at 9 km and Villeneuvette at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montesquieu, 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 Montesquieu in Occitanie.

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

Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villeneuvette guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 13 km (direction north-east)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pezenas guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of...

See Lodeve guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden...

See Roquebrun guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Beziers guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive...

See Lunas and area guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep...

See Avene guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of...

See Olargues guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Loupian guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montesquieu


Markets in and near Montesquieu

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (29km)
  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Montesquieu, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montesquieu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (9km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (39km)

Geography and distances

Montesquieu is in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Montesquieu is 593 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montesquieu

Canton: Roujan

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34320

Distance to Montesquieu

from Montpellier (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 593 km

from Calais: 828 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fos, Gabian, Neffies, Pezenes-les-Mines, Roquessels, Roujan, Vailhan and Valmascle.

This page in French: Visiter Montesquieu

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