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Photo of Octon in Herault

Photo is of Le Lac-du-Salagou at 5 km from Octon

Visit Octon: highlights and tourist information

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Octon is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Lac-du-Salagou at 5 km and Cirque de Moureze at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Octon, 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 Octon in Occitanie.

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

Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide
Lodeve

Lodeve

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lodeve guide
Villeneuvette

Villeneuvette

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Villeneuvette guide
 
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Clermont-l'Herault

Clermont-l'Herault

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 17 km (direction north-west)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains...

See Lunas and area guide
Avene

Avene

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Avene guide
Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert

Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
Pezenas

Pezenas

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pezenas guide
Roquebrun

Roquebrun

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Roquebrun guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Olargues

Olargues

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Olargues guide
Loupian

Loupian

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Loupian guide
Beziers

Beziers

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Beziers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Octon

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Markets in and near Octon

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (38km)

More information about Octon, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Octon, France

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

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

  • Grands Causses (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (18km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (25km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (51km)

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 (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Octon is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Octon is 583 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Octon

Canton: Lunas

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34800

Distance to Octon

from Montpellier (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 583 km

from Calais: 819 km

from Nice: 319 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brenas, Celles, Dio-et-Valquieres, Lavalette, Le Puech, Liausson, Merifons, Moureze and Salasc.

This page in French: Visiter Octon

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