Saint-Gilles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arles at 16 km from Saint-Gilles

Visit Saint-Gilles: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gilles is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Gilles include "secteur sauvegarde".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Gilles in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arles at 16 km and Roman Arles at 16 km.

Saint-Gilles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be...

See Nimes guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes...

See Beaucaire guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its...

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 23 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Camargue region of marhes, with flamingoes and semi-wild horses and an...

See Camargue guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when...

See Fontvieille guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone...

See Tarascon guide


at 25 km (direction south), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

On the edge of the Camargue region, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a very pleasant...

See Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children...

See Sommieres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Gilles

Market days in Saint-Gilles: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Saint-Gilles: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (11km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (19km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Saint-Gilles, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (42km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (37km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (19km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (42km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (8km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gilles is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gilles

Canton: Saint-Gilles

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30800

Distance to Saint-Gilles

from Nimes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 832 km

from Nice: 228 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Gilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gilles