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Montferrier-sur-Lez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montferrier-sur-Lez in Herault

Photo is of Montpellier at 6 km from Montferrier-sur-Lez

Visit Montferrier-sur-Lez: highlights and tourist information

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Montferrier-sur-Lez is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpellier at 6 km and Montpellier-Antigone District at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montferrier-sur-Lez, 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 Montferrier-sur-Lez in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

The most vibrant city on the Languedoc coast, Montpellier is a very...

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

In the Antigone district of Montpellier you can see several exeptional examples...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 8 km (direction north-west)

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a pleasant break...

See Les Matelles guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 8 km (direction south-east)

The Odysseum district of Montpellier is the vibrant modern...

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


Cathedral at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Maguelone guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

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

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the...

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although...

See Sommieres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains...

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bouzigues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montferrier-sur-Lez


Markets in and near Montferrier-sur-Lez

  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (13km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (22km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Montferrier-sur-Lez, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montferrier-sur-Lez, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (9km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (8km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (43km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (45km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (49km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (18km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (25km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (28km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (28km)
  • Etang de Thau (35km)
  • Céressou (40km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (40km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (40km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (3km)

Geography and distances

Montferrier-sur-Lez is in the south of France at 6 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Montferrier-sur-Lez is 588 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montferrier-sur-Lez

Canton: Montpellier 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34980

Distance to Montferrier-sur-Lez

from Montpellier (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 588 km

from Calais: 824 km

from Nice: 274 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montferrier-sur-Lez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assas, Castelnau-le-Lez, Clapiers, Grabels, Jacou, Juvignac, Prades-le-Lez, Saint-Clement-de-Riviere, Saint-Gely-du-Fesc and Teyran.

This page in French: Visiter Montferrier-sur-Lez

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