Saint-Jean-de-Minervois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Minervois in Herault

Photo is of Aigne at 6 km from Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

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

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aigne at 6 km and Minerve at 8 km.

Saint-Jean-de-Minervois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Minerve guide


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

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


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

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

See Olargues guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roquebrun guide


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

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

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

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Beziers guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 37 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre...

See Lagrasse guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is...

See Gruissan guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (18km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (26km)
  • Fleury: market every day (30km)

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

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

What to do at Saint-Jean-de-Minervois? 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-Minervois.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (25km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (38km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (14km)
  • Mont Caroux (27km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (30km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (30km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (43km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (50km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Minervois is in the south of France at 88 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Minervois is 609 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

Canton: Saint-Pons-de-Thomières

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34360

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

from Montpellier (prefecture): 88 km

from Paris: 609 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 691 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agel, Aigues-Vives, Assignan and La Caunette.

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