Viols-en-Laval tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viols-en-Laval in Herault

Photo is of Saint-Martin-de-Londres at 5 km from Viols-en-Laval

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Viols-en-Laval 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 Viols-en-Laval in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Martin-de-Londres at 5 km and Les Matelles at 7 km.

Viols-en-Laval, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Matelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you can see it...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpellier guide
Montpellier-Antigone District

Montpellier-Antigone District

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Antigone District guide
Montpellier-Odysseum District

Montpellier-Odysseum District

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpellier-Odysseum District guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are exploring the...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


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

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

See Sauve guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gard department

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within the Cevennes...

See Le Vigan guide


Cathedral at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Maguelone guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Gard department

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

See Sommieres guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Palavas-les-Flots guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally built as a...

See Villeneuvette guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of activities and...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide

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Map of places to visit near Viols-en-Laval


Markets in and near Viols-en-Laval

  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (13km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (18km)
  • Castelnau-le-Lez: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Lattes: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Mauguio: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day (27km)
  • Gigean: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Quissac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Viols-en-Laval, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (23km)

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 (22km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (31km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (45km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Clamouse (15km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (17km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (27km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (29km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (33km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (33km)
  • Céressou (35km)
  • Etang de Thau (39km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (42km)
  • Mont Aigoual (43km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (46km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (17km)

Geography and distances

Viols-en-Laval is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Viols-en-Laval is 577 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viols-en-Laval

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Londres

Arrondissement: Montpellier

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34380

Distance to Viols-en-Laval

from Montpellier (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 577 km

from Calais: 813 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Viols-en-Laval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argelliers, Cazevieille, Mas-de-Londres, Saint-Martin-de-Londres and Viols-le-Fort.

This page in French: Visiter Viols-en-Laval