668 liO bus service

  • Montpellier
  • Montpeyroux

The 668 "Montpellier - Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert - Clermont-l'Hérault" liO bus takes you to the Gorges de l'Hérault. It's a dream come true if you love history, arts and crafts, wine, swimming, canoeing, hiking or exploring caves.

  • Périod: all year round.
  • Days : Monday to Saturday, except bank holidays and May 1st. 
    - Seasonal service: weekends in spring half term Zone C and every weekend in May, June and September.
  • Recommended start point from Montpellier: Station Mosson (Tram).

Recommended stops 

Places to eat and sleep at each stop.

Pont du Diable - Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert © A.Cougnenc

Pont du Diable site

40 min from Montpellier. Stop: Pont du Diable. The UNESCO-listed medieval bridge on the way to the Gorges de l'Hérault lies in an outstanding setting.

You take a footpath from the Maison du Grand Site visitor centre followed by Rudy Ricciotti's Passerelle des Anges footbridge to get there. The area is also ideal for swimming, canoeing and paddle-boarding. A visit to the nearby Clamouse Cave is a must.
Top tip: in season, free shuttle buses run from the Pont du Diable to the village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and Argileum, the pottery centre at Saint-Jean-de-Fos. Find out more.

Gellone Abbey © Otvh-Aurelia-Blanc


45 min from Montpellier. Stop: Centre. Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the "Plus Beaux Villages de France".

Wander through the medieval town's narrow streets in the footsteps of pilgrims on the Way of St James. Stop for a break under the 100 year old plane trees in the beautiful square before exploring Gellone Abbey. The village is the start point for unforgettable walks. Find out more.


50 min from Montpellier. Stop: Argileum. The medieval village has been renowned for its pottery for centuries.

Argileum - La Maison de la Poterie is housed in a fully-renovated 19th century pottery studio. Argileum is one of the Languedoc's biggest attractions and gives visitors a fun, interactive experience that the whole family will love. Find out more.

Le Castellas à Montpeyroux © OT SGVH


55 min from Montpellier. Stop: Coopérative. Deep in the "Terrasses du Larzac" designation, Montpeyroux is a renowned winemaking village where you can uncover and sample wine from local wineres and the Castelbarry cooperative.

The "castellas" towering over Montpeyroux is a 13th century fortification that's well worth a visit. Find out more.