Gabian is a fine example of a fortified medieval village known as a 'circulade' with its maze of narrow streets and alleys.Gabian is a fine example of a fortified medieval village known as a 'circulade' with its maze of narrow streets and alleys. Home to around 700 inhabitants it nestles in the rolling wooded hillsides at the confluence of two rivers forming a pool above the picturesque local weir. Gabian has a history dating back to Roman times and it situated in the foothills of the Haut Languedoc, on the wine route mid-way between Pezenas and Faugeres. It boasts a bar/restaurant, open all hours grocers, bakers, newsagent, post office, pharmacy and medieval church. Gabian is in the heart of a beautiful wine-growing region known for its countryside, historic villages, castles and abbeys. Small tracks lead from the village along streams, through wooded hillsides and the colourful patchwork of vineyards.
Gabian is located in Hérault in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France. The closest airport to Gabian is Beziers Airport (22 km) also worth considering are Montpellier Airport (56 km), Carcassonne Airport (84 km), or Perpignan Airport (91 km).
Close to Gabian things to do such as as Canal du Midi (21 km), Aqualand Water Park - Cap D'agde (27 km), Citadelle, Montpellier (50 km), or Gorges du Tarn (75 km) are worth visiting. See our local area information above for more visitors information and suggestions on places to stay nearby or you can jump straight to places to stay in Gabian or take a look at real estate in Gabian.
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Further reading is available on Hérault in our guide to Hérault or for the area as a whole we also have a comprehensive guide to Languedoc Roussillon, both of these resources will provide you with a valuable overview of the places you are looking at.
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