Camares tourism and travel guide

Photo of Camares in Aveyron

Visit Camares: highlights and tourist information

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Camares is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 64 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Camares is 561 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Camares

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

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

  • Mont Caroux (25km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (41km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (44km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (44km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (44km)
  • Céressou (51km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (59km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Camares

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

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