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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault

Many in the region of silkworm Ganges allowed the cultivation of silkworms.

The city is famous for making silk stockings of high quality.

A silk museum is located 17 km to Saint-Hippolyte du Fort.

In the 17th century, had to Ganges "its marquee" and its history. Of narrow streets and porches can attest to those years.

Geographical information

Latitude43.9346140 (N 43° 56’ 5”)
Longitude3.7087870 (E 3° 42’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 138m to 540m
Surface area7.16 km²
Population4064 inhabitants
Density567 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMontpellier (46 km, 55 min)
Insee code34111
IntercommunalityCC des Cévennes Gangeoises et Suménoises

Nearest cities & towns

Cazilhac2.2 km (6 min)
Laroque2.6 km (6 min)
Moulès-et-Baucels4.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef5.9 km (8 min)
Sumène6 km (11 min)
Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois6.5 km (10 min)
Saint-Laurent-le-Minier6.9 km (10 min)
Agonès7.3 km (12 min)
Brissac7.6 km (12 min)
La Cadière-et-Cambo10 km (11 min)
Gorniès11.7 km (14 min)
Montoulieu12.1 km (15 min)
Roquedur12.5 km (20 min)
Saint-André-de-Buèges12.7 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Stroll to the plain, you'll see the paddle wheels that cause river water to irrigate the plots that the locals maintain and grow. You will see grow vegetables and flowers. These plots were in the castle.

You can cool off in summer in the river or canoeing kayaking.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

From April to October every Sunday morning there is a garage sale on the Place des Halles.

Ganges farmer's market has its lively and colorful on Friday morning.

The first weekend of September Ganges revives the 1900s. Big party where people like to wear vintage clothes, the festival takes place over 3 days.

In summer, tours of nearby villages are organized by the tourist office.

For July 14, you will find in the city, the carnival, and on the banks of the Herault, the old bridge, the fireworks that will make your eyes sparkle.


Monday 23 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C
Tuesday 24 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 26°C
Wednesday 25 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 24°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

You can visit the caves of Les Demoiselles 6 km.

Stroll to Valleraugue, Meyrueis, Mount Aigoual and meteorological observatory, the valley of Buèges, Anduze with its bamboo and its steam train, Saint-Jean-du-Gard, Montpellier, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and its monastery, Couvertoirade, the gulf of Aven Armand, the circus Navacelles.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe-kayak on the Hérault for all
Nature and the great outdoors32 € to 46 € Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (26 km)
Visit the House of Water and its old mill
Culture and education6 € Saint-Jean-du-Bruel (30 km)
Shopping for regional products at Le Panier d'Aimé
Local flavoursFreeMontpellier (38 km)
Montpellier pass: visits, activities, museums and transport included
Culture and education15 € Montpellier (39 km)
Discover Montpellier by Segway - 1 hour
Entertainment30 € Montpellier (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vineyard trail
HikeEasy1h15Brissac (6.3 km)
Sea of Rocks
HikeEasy1h00Sauve (19.3 km)
Walk to Navacelles
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (23 km)
Visit to a Knights Templar village
HikeEasy3h00Campestre-et-Luc (23 km)
Serres of Blaquererie
HikeEasy4h00La Couvertoirade (32 km)


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