Tharaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tharaux: highlights and tourist information

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Tharaux is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Tharaux is 535 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjac at 8 km and Montclus at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tharaux, 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 Tharaux 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 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

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

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