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

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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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villeneuve-les-Maguelone in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maguelone at 3 km and Palavas-les-Flots at 6 km.

Villeneuve-les-Maguelone, France: places to visit and attractions

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 southern edge...

See Maguelone guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east)

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

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 of neo-classical...

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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 in the town,...

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, a long-established spa...

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 the long beach attracts...

See La Grande-Motte guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

No visit to Bouzigues, on the Etang de Thau, would be complete without sampling...

See Bouzigues guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sete guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Take a stroll around the town of Loupian, then visit the 1st century mosaics...

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 most popular,...

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 pleasant break from the coast...

See Les Matelles guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour is the centre of activity in the fishing village of Meze, with...

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 several interesting small fishing villages...

See Etang de Thau guide

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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 de Mourèze (42km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (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