Tharaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tharaux in Gard

Photo is of Barjac at 8 km from Tharaux

Visit Tharaux: highlights and tourist information

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Tharaux is situated in the Gard 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 Tharaux in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjac at 8 km and Montclus at 9 km.

Tharaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Barjac is a historic market town in the lovely countryside of he northern Gard...

See Barjac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east)

Montclus is a tiny but beautiful village in a lovely setting on the Cèze...

See Montclus guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the...

See Saint-Ambroix guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

Lussan is a pretty village of character in Languedoc-Roussillon with two ancient castles...

See Lussan guide


at 13 km (direction east)

Goudargues is a small town on the banks of a canal in the Gard...

See Goudargues guide


at 14 km (direction east)

Cornillon, France is a hilltop village with an interesting historic centre in the north...

See Cornillon guide
La Roque-sur-Ceze

La Roque-sur-Ceze

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

It is very lovely exploring the steep streets in the ancient village of La...

See La Roque-sur-Ceze guide
Pont d\'Arc

Pont d'Arc

at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

The small beach and beautiful setting make Pont d'Arc a very beautiful and popular...

See Pont d'Arc guide
Gorges de l\'Ardeche

Gorges de l'Ardeche

Scenery at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

The Gorges de l'Ardeche are one of the most scenic highlights in France, whether...

See Gorges de l'Ardeche guide


at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small...

See Banne guide
Vallon Pont d\'Arc

Vallon Pont d'Arc

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ardeche department

Because of the proximity to the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the lively holiday atmosphere...

See Vallon Pont d'Arc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The pretty village of Aigueuze, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Aigueze guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient...

See Naves guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Ardeche department

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume very rewarding...

See Labeaume guide

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Map of places to visit near Tharaux


Markets in and near Tharaux

  • Barjac: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Goudargues: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (18km)
  • Vallon Pont d'Arc: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (22km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (22km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Tharaux, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Tharaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fort Saint-Andre (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (39km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (50km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (31km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (34km)
  • Jardin des herbes (39km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (52km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (18km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (18km)
  • Bois de Païolive (19km)
  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (21km)
  • Tanargue (46km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (34km)

Geography and distances

Tharaux is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Tharaux is 535 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tharaux

Canton: Barjac

Arrondissement: Alès

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30430

Distance to Tharaux

from Nimes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 535 km

from Calais: 768 km

from Nice: 244 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mejannes-le-Clap, Potelieres, Rivieres, Rochegude, Saint-Denis and Saint-Privat-de-Champclos.

This page in French: Visiter Tharaux