Velieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Velieux in Herault

Photo is of Minerve at 4 km from Velieux

Visit Velieux: highlights and tourist information

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Velieux is situated in the Herault 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 Velieux in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 4 km and Aigne at 9 km.

Velieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant to explore,...

See Minerve guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite Minervois villages...

See Aigne guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming river in...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 18 km (direction east)

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for the good...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur river that...

See Olargues guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to the charm...

See Roquebrun guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Aude department

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in the 13th...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around the cathedral...

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one of the...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre for artisans...

See Lagrasse guide


Heritage Site at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly recommended!...

See Carcassonne guide


at 39 km (direction east)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting monuments to...

See Beziers guide

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Map of places to visit near Velieux


Markets in and near Velieux

  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (26km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Velieux, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Velieux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (21km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (10km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (23km)
  • Mont Caroux (32km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (33km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (36km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Velieux is in the south of France at 95 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Velieux is 609 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velieux

Canton: Saint-Pons-de-Thomières

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34220

Distance to Velieux

from Montpellier (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 609 km

from Calais: 843 km

from Nice: 367 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 695 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, La Caunette, Minerve and Rieussec.

This page in French: Visiter Velieux