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Plaissan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plaissan in Herault

Photo is of Clermont-l'Herault at 11 km from Plaissan

Visit Plaissan: highlights and tourist information

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Plaissan is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-l'Herault at 11 km and Villeneuvette at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plaissan, 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 Plaissan in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

The wide range of architecture and its unspoiled character make Pezenas...

See Pezenas guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Loupian guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Meze guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bouzigues guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Etang de Thau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sete guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Marseillan guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lodeve guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plaissan


Markets in and near Plaissan

  • Paulhan: market Thursday (6km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (15km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Sete: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Marseillan: market Monday & Wednesday & Friday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Marseillan: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bessan: market Tuesday & Sunday (23km)

More information about Plaissan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Plaissan, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (32km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (19km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Céressou (11km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (15km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (15km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (16km)
  • Etang de Thau (19km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (27km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (28km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (38km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (43km)
  • Mont Caroux (44km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (30km)

Geography and distances

Plaissan is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Plaissan is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaissan

Canton: Gignac

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34230

Distance to Plaissan

from Montpellier (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 831 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belarga, Campagnan, Canet, Cazouls-d'Herault, Le Pouget, Paulhan, Puilacher, Saint-Pargoire, Saint-Pons-de-Mauchiens, Tressan, Usclas-d'Herault and Vendemian.

This page in French: Visiter Plaissan

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