Barre-Des-Cevennes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barre-Des-Cevennes in Lozere

Photo is of Florac at 10 km from Barre-Des-Cevennes

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Barre-Des-Cevennes is situated in the Lozere 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 Barre-Des-Cevennes in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Florac at 10 km and Le Pont de Montvert at 15 km.

Barre-Des-Cevennes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it a very...

See Florac guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 15 km (direction north-east)

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in the Cevennes...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the eastern end of...

See Montbrun guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Gard department

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous as the setting for...

See Cevennes National Park guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very lovely and...

See Castelbouc guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meyrueis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting, of the pretty villages...

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western part of the Gorges du...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

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

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

See Le Vigan guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has a cathedral...

See Mende guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

The historic heart of Anduze, with its small squares and medieval houses, is very...

See Anduze guide
Prafrance bamboo garden

Prafrance bamboo garden

Garden at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

We enjoyed walking through the alleys of bamboo at the bamboo garden at Prafrance...

See Prafrance bamboo garden guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 34 km (direction west)

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north of here,...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make it one...

See Gorges du Tarn guide

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Markets in and near Barre-Des-Cevennes

  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (31km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Barre-Des-Cevennes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Barre-Des-Cevennes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (12km)
  • Mont Aigoual (15km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (20km)
  • Mont Lozère (21km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (24km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (37km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (38km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Bois de Païolive (46km)
  • Tanargue (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (41km)
  • Le Caylar (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Barre-Des-Cevennes is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Barre-Des-Cevennes is 522 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barre-Des-Cevennes

Canton: Barre-des-Cévennes

Arrondissement: Florac

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48400

Distance to Barre-Des-Cevennes

from Mende (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 522 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Barre-Des-Cevennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Pompidou, Molezon, Rousses and Saint-Laurent-de-Treves.

This page in French: Visiter Barre-Des-Cevennes