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Quarante tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bize-Minervois at 8 km from Quarante

Visit Quarante: highlights and tourist information

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Quarante is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bize-Minervois at 8 km and Saint-Chinian at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quarante, 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 Quarante in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Minerve guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roquebrun guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the...

See Narbonne guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Beziers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the...

See Olargues guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

As well as the pleasure port and old village...

See Gruissan guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Aude department

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will...

See Caunes-Minervois guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 35 km (direction south), in the Aude department

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pezenas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Quarante


Markets in and near Quarante

  • Capestang: market Sunday (7km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (18km)
  • Fleury: market every day (19km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Serignan: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (27km)

More information about Quarante, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Quarante, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (29km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (29km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (25km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (25km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (26km)
  • Mont Caroux (29km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (41km)
  • Céressou (41km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (44km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (44km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Quarante is in the south of France at 79 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Quarante is 614 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quarante

Canton: Capestang

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34310

Distance to Quarante

from Montpellier (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 614 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 690 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argeliers, Assignan, Creissan, Cruzy, Montels, Montouliers and Villespassans.

This page in French: Visiter Quarante

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