Olargues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olargues in Herault

Visit Olargues: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Olargues is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 78 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Olargues is 591 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Olargues include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chinian at 15 km and Aigne at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Olargues, 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 Olargues 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 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

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

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