Saint-Michel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Couvertoirade at 8 km from Saint-Michel

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Saint-Michel 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-Michel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Couvertoirade at 8 km and Lodeve at 15 km.

Saint-Michel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one...

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lodeve guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains...

See Lunas and area guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
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Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within...

See Le Vigan guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of...

See Avene guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de la Dourbie,...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and...

See Meyrueis guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth a...

See Millau guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Michel

  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (25km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (35km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)

More information about Saint-Michel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (51km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (30km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Vissec (8km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (22km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (26km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (26km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (29km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (30km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (33km)
  • Mont Aigoual (33km)
  • Céressou (34km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (40km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (41km)
  • Mont Caroux (42km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (5km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel

Canton: Caylar

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34520

Distance to Saint-Michel

from Montpellier (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 797 km

from Nice: 312 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Caylar, Le Cros, Sorbs and Vissec.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel


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