Verargues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verargues in Herault

Photo is of Sommieres at 8 km from Verargues

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Verargues 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 Verargues in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sommieres at 8 km and La Grande-Motte at 17 km.

Verargues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction ), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south)

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the long beach attracts...

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its entire medieval...

See Aigues-Mortes guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The Odysseum district of Montpellier is the vibrant modern new centre in the town,...

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gard department

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the most popular,...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

In the Antigone district of Montpellier you can see several exeptional examples of neo-classical...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The most vibrant city on the Languedoc coast, Montpellier is a very lively university...

See Montpellier guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Les Matelles guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-west)

At Palavas-les-Flots you will find a long beach and a resort that is popular...

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be seen anywhere...

See Nimes guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Sauve guide


Cathedral at 29 km (direction south-west)

The Cathedral at Maguelone stands on a small volcanic island on the southern edge...

See Maguelone guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

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

See Vezenobres guide

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Markets in and near Verargues

  • Lunel: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Sommieres: market Saturday (7km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (10km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (11km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (13km)
  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (17km)

More information about Verargues, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Verargues, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (19km)

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) (42km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (19km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (25km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (42km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (23km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (24km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (31km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (36km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (44km)
  • Etang de Thau (52km)
  • Mont Aigoual (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (20km)

Geography and distances

Verargues is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Verargues is 587 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verargues

Canton: Lunel

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34400

Distance to Verargues

from Montpellier (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 587 km

from Calais: 822 km

from Nice: 255 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubais, Boisseron, Gallargues-le-Montueux, Lunel, Lunel-Viel, Restinclieres, Saint-Bres, Saint-Christol, Saint-Genies-Des-Mourgues, Saint-Series, Saturargues, Saussines, Valergues and Villetelle.

This page in French: Visiter Verargues