Vabres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vabres in Gard

Photo is of Anduze at 9 km from Vabres

Visit Vabres: highlights and tourist information

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Vabres 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 Vabres in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anduze at 9 km and Prafrance bamboo garden at 9 km.

Vabres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauve guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Vezenobres guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Le Vigan guide


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

There are various historic buildings of interest in Saint-Martinde-Londres village including a 12th century...

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children might prefer...

See Sommieres guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Ambroix guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in the Cevennes...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Meyrueis guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Lozere department

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it a very...

See Florac guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lussan guide


at 43 km (direction east)

The medieval centre of Uzes is interesting to explore, then perhaps visit the extensive...

See Uzes guide

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Map of places to visit near Vabres


Markets in and near Vabres

  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (8km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (32km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Vabres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vabres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (10km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (17km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (39km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (42km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte des Demoiselles (18km)
  • Mont Aigoual (26km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (34km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (35km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (36km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (37km)
  • Mont Lozère (45km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (46km)
  • Bois de Païolive (47km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (44km)

Geography and distances

Vabres is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Vabres is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vabres

Canton: Lasalle

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30460

Distance to Vabres

from Nimes (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 273 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 586 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colognac, Corbes, Cros, Fressac, Lasalle, Monoblet, Saint-Bonnet-de-Salendrinque, Saint-Felix-de-Pallieres, Soudorgues and Thoiras.

This page in French: Visiter Vabres