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Villeneuve-les-Maguelone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-les-Maguelone in Herault

Photo is of Maguelone at 3 km from Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

Visit Villeneuve-les-Maguelone: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-les-Maguelone is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

The Cathedral at Maguelone stands on a small volcanic island on the southern edge of the Etang de Thau: Maguelone

Popular places to visit nearby include Maguelone at 3 km and Palavas-les-Flots at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-les-Maguelone, 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 Villeneuve-les-Maguelone in Occitanie.

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



Cathedral at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maguelone guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Balaruc-le-Vieux is a small village on the Etang-de-Thau and near Balaruc-le-Bains,...

See Balaruc-le-Vieux guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east)

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

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be...

See Bouzigues guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

Sete is a very active harbour town on the Etang de...

See Sete guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then...

See Loupian guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

The small medieval village of Les Matelles makes a...

See Les Matelles guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing...

See Meze guide
Etang de Thau

Etang de Thau

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The large lagoon of the Etang de Thau has...

See Etang de Thau guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Herault

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-les-Maguelone


Markets in and near Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Palavas-les-Flots: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (15km)
  • Balaruc-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • La Grande-Motte: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Villeneuve-les-Maguelone, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-les-Maguelone, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (9km)

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)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (10km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (45km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs palavasiens (3km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (21km)
  • Etang de Thau (24km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (31km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (37km)
  • Céressou (38km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (41km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (42km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (42km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (43km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (12km)

Geography and distances

Villeneuve-les-Maguelone is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-les-Maguelone is 603 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

Canton: Frontignan

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34750

Distance to Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

from Montpellier (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 603 km

from Calais: 838 km

from Nice: 275 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 637 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villeneuve-les-Maguelone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lattes, Laverune, Mireval, Palavas-les-Flots, Saint-Jean-de-Vedas and Vic-la-Gardiole.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-les-Maguelone

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