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Pezenas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pezenas: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character make Pezenas one of our favourite towns in the region

Pezenas 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 Pezenas. For detailed visitor information see the Pezenas travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Pezenas include "recommended detour" and "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Meze at 15 km and Loupian at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pezenas, 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 Pezenas in Occitanie.

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



at 14 km (direction south-east)

Marseillan is one of the liveliest harbour towns on the Etng...

See Marseillan guide


at 15 km (direction east)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing...

See Meze guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Loupian guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has several...

See Etang de Thau guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Agde is a very pleasant, unspoiled town a few...

See Agde guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it...

See Villeneuvette guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Bouzigues guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Beziers guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the Etang de Thu...

See Sete guide
Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The resort at Cap d'Agde is one of the liveliest...

See Cap d'Agde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pezenas


Markets in and near Pezenas

Market days in Pezenas: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Agde: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Agde: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Portiragnes: market Every day except Thursday & Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (23km)

More information about Pezenas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Pezenas, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (43km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (10km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (11km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (43km)

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 (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Pezenas is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Pezenas is 606 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pezenas

Canton: Pézenas

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34120

Distance to Pezenas

from Montpellier (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 606 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 660 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aumes, Castelnau-de-Guers, Caux, Cazouls-d'Herault, Lezignan-la-Cebe, Montagnac, Nezignan-l'Eveque, Tourbes and Valros.

This page in French: Visiter Pezenas

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