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Vigan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vigan: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within the Cevennes National Park

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Vigan. For detailed visitor information see the Vigan travel guide.

Vigan is situated in the Gard department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 63 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Vigan is 549 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Martin-de-Londres at 25 km and La Couvertoirade at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vigan, 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 Vigan 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 Vigan

Markets in and near Vigan

  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (0km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Anduze: market Thursday (31km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (34km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (37km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (38km)
  • Ales: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (41km)

More information about Vigan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vigan, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (50km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (7km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (49km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aigoual (14km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (15km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (16km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (18km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (25km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (32km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (33km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (34km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (46km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (46km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vigan

Canton: Vigan

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30120

Distance to Vigan

from Nimes (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 549 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 601 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arphy, Aulas, Aveze, Breau-et-Salagosse, Le Vigan, Mandagout, Mars, Molieres-Cavaillac, Pommiers, Roquedur, Saint-Andre-de-Majencoules and Saint-Bresson.

This page in French: Visiter Vigan

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