Canet-de-Salars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Canet-de-Salars: highlights and tourist information

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Canet-de-Salars is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Canet-de-Salars is 515 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... 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

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

  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (36km)
  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (40km)

Geography and distances

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