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Camares tourism and travel guide

Photo of Camares in Aveyron

Photo is of Belmont-sur-Rance at 10 km from Camares

Visit Camares: highlights and tourist information

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Camares is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belmont-sur-Rance at 10 km and Avene at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Camares, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Camares in Occitanie.

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

Belmont-sur-Rance

Belmont-sur-Rance

at 10 km (direction west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore,...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Avene

Avene

at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep...

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 26 km (direction east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive...

See Lunas and area guide
Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-west)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
 
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Olargues

Olargues

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

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background...

See Olargues guide
Peyre

Peyre

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed among...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge...

See Millau bridge guide
Millau

Millau

at 35 km (direction north-east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth...

See Millau guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
Lodeve

Lodeve

at 37 km (direction east), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the...

See Lodeve guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Roquebrun

Roquebrun

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add...

See Roquebrun guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 44 km (direction north-east)

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide

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

Map of places to visit near Camares

 
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Markets in and near Camares

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (43km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (45km)

More information about Camares, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Camares, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (25km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (51km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Camares is in the southern-centre of France at 64 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Camares is 561 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Camares

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12360

Distance to Camares

from Rodez (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 561 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brusque, Fayet, Gissac, Mounes-Prohencoux, Peux-et-Couffouleux and Sylvanes.

This page in French: Visiter Camares

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