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Rieussec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rieussec in Herault

Photo is of Minerve at 7 km from Rieussec

Visit Rieussec: highlights and tourist information

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Rieussec is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 7 km and Aigne at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rieussec, 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 Rieussec in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Minerve guide


at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aigne guide


at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Olargues guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roquebrun guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

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

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it...

See Lagrasse guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and...

See Carcassonne guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Beziers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rieussec


Markets in and near Rieussec

  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (10km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (27km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Rieussec, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Rieussec, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (18km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (7km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (24km)
  • Mont Caroux (29km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Rieussec is in the south of France at 94 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Rieussec is 605 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieussec

Canton: Saint-Pons-de-Thomières

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34220

Distance to Rieussec

from Montpellier (prefecture): 94 km

from Paris: 605 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Velieux and Verreries-de-Moussans.

This page in French: Visiter Rieussec

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