Sommieres tourism and travel guide

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Sommieres is situated in the Gard department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sommieres. For detailed visitor information see the Sommieres travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Sommieres 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 Sommieres in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 23 km and Les Matelles at 23 km.

Sommieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction north-west)

There are numerous places of interest to discover as you explore the...

See Sauve guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nimes guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 23 km (direction west), in the Herault department

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a pleasant break from...

See Les Matelles guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

The Odysseum district of Montpellier is the vibrant modern new centre in...

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south), in the Herault department

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the long...

See La Grande-Motte guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Montpellier guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 30 km (direction west)

The village of Vézénobres, north-west of Nimes, is a delightful small village...

See Vezenobres guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

At Palavas-les-Flots you will find a long beach and a resort that...

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares and medieval houses,...

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

We enjoyed walking through the alleys of bamboo at the bamboo garden...

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide

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Markets in and near Sommieres

Market days in Sommieres: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Sommieres: market Saturday (0km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (8km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (20km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)

More information about Sommieres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Sommieres, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (24km)

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (37km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (23km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (34km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (28km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (31km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (32km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (36km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (44km)
  • Mont Aigoual (55km)
  • Etang de Thau (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (23km)

Geography and distances

Sommieres is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Sommieres is 580 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sommieres

Canton: Sommières

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30250

Distance to Sommieres

from Nimes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 580 km

from Calais: 814 km

from Nice: 256 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asperes, Aubais, Aujargues, Beaulieu, Boisseron, Campagne, Congenies, Fontanes, Galargues, Garrigues, Junas, Lecques, Saint-Christol, Saint-Clement, Saint-Hilaire-de-Beauvoir, Saint-Series, Salinelles, Saussines, Souvignargues, Villetelle and Villevieille.

This page in French: Visiter Sommieres