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Saint-Jean-de-Fos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Fos in Herault

Photo is of Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert at 3 km from Saint-Jean-de-Fos

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Fos: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Fos is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert at 3 km and Clermont-l'Herault at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Fos, 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 Saint-Jean-de-Fos in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villeneuvette guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Lodeve guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 21 km (direction east)

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a...

See Les Matelles guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The most vibrant city on the Languedoc coast, Montpellier is a...

See Montpellier guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the 1st...

See Loupian guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pezenas guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

In the Antigone district of Montpellier you can see several...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bouzigues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Fos


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Fos

  • Aniane: market Thursday (3km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (5km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Fos, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Fos, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (31km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (31km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (37km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (38km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Fos is in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Fos is 580 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Fos

Canton: Gignac

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34150

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Fos

from Montpellier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 580 km

from Calais: 816 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Fos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aniane, Arboras, Gignac, Lagamas, Montpeyroux, Puechabon, Saint-Andre-de-Sangonis and Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Fos

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