Pezenas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pezenas in Herault

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

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.

Pezenas is situated in the Herault department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Pezenas is 606 kilometres from Paris).

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

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!

 
 

... 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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (56km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (58km)

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

  • Céressou (10km)
  • Etang de Thau (17km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (19km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (19km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (19km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (29km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (35km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (35km)
  • Mont Caroux (39km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (41km)
  • African reserve of Sigean (58km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pezenas

Canton: Pézenas

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

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