Olargues tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur river that encircles Olargues this is one of our favourite Languedoc villages

Olargues is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Olargues. For detailed visitor information see the Olargues travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Olargues include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Olargues in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chinian at 15 km and Aigne at 26 km.

Olargues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roquebrun guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite...

See Aigne guide


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

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant...

See Minerve guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Avene guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore,...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beziers guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lunas and area guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lodeve guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Villeneuvette guide

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Map of places to visit near Olargues


Markets in and near Olargues

  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (24km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (28km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Fleury: market every day (41km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (42km)

More information about Olargues, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Olargues, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (33km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (8km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (19km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (37km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (37km)
  • Céressou (39km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (43km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (46km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (58km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (11km)

Geography and distances

Olargues is in the south of France at 78 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Olargues is 591 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Olargues

Canton: Olargues

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34390

Distance to Olargues

from Montpellier (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 591 km

from Calais: 826 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 672 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mons, Saint-Etienne-d'Albagnan, Saint-Julien, Saint-Martin-de-l'Arcon, Saint-Vincent-d'Olargues and Vieussan.

This page in French: Visiter Olargues