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Canet-de-Salars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canet-de-Salars in Aveyron

Photo is of Rodez at 19 km from Canet-de-Salars

Visit Canet-de-Salars: highlights and tourist information

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Canet-de-Salars is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rodez at 19 km and Peyre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Canet-de-Salars, 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 Canet-de-Salars in Occitanie.

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and...

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


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

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east)

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau guide


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

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses and arcades in...

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


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

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the castle combine...

See Belcastel guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 39 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Canet-de-Salars


Markets in and near Canet-de-Salars

  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Canet-de-Salars, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Canet-de-Salars, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (26km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (26km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Canet-de-Salars is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Canet-de-Salars is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canet-de-Salars

Canton: Pont-de-Salars

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12290

Distance to Canet-de-Salars

from Rodez (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 750 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 272 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Canet-de-Salars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Pont-de-Salars, Prades-Salars and Salles-Curan.

This page in French: Visiter Canet-de-Salars

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