Vissec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vissec in Gard

Photo is of La Couvertoirade at 12 km from Vissec

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Vissec is situated in the Gard 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 Vissec in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Couvertoirade at 12 km and Le Vigan at 16 km.

Vissec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one of the...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Vigan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

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 22 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of your visit...

See Lodeve guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains and Springs'...

See Lunas and area guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Londres guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Herault department

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

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and the lively...

See Meyrueis guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de la Dourbie, is well...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles in northern Languedoc-Roussillon...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Villeneuvette guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of the old...

See Avene guide
Les Matelles

Les Matelles

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Les Matelles guide

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

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Markets in and near Vissec

  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (16km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (26km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Gely-du-Fesc: market Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (40km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Vissec, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vissec, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (49km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Vissec (0km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (23km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (23km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (25km)
  • Mont Aigoual (26km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (32km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (32km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (34km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (37km)
  • Céressou (40km)
  • Mont Caroux (50km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (37km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (44km)

Geography and distances

Vissec is in the south of France at 73 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Vissec is 558 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vissec

Canton: Alzon

Arrondissement: Vigan

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30770

Distance to Vissec

from Nimes (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 558 km

from Calais: 793 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 616 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blandas, Saint-Maurice-Navacelles, Saint-Michel and Sorbs.

This page in French: Visiter Vissec