Octon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Octon: highlights and tourist information

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Octon is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Octon is 583 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Octon

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

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

  • Cirque du Moureze (6km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (6km)
  • Céressou (14km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (21km)
  • Mont Caroux (26km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (30km)
  • Etang de Thau (38km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (42km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (45km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (41km)

Geography and distances

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