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Visit Sommieres: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children might prefer the river beach...

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.

Sommieres is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Sommieres is 580 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Sommieres include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 23 km and Les Matelles at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sommieres, 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 Sommieres in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sommieres

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

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

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