Castelbouc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelbouc in Lozere

Visit Castelbouc: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very lovely and in an exceptional riverside location

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Castelbouc. For detailed visitor information see the Castelbouc travel guide.

Castelbouc is situated in the Lozere department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Castelbouc is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Enimie at 5 km and Saint-Chely-du-Tarn at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castelbouc, 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 Castelbouc in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Castelbouc

Markets in and near Castelbouc

  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (24km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (31km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (39km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Castelbouc, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Castelbouc, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castelbouc.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • St Chely d'Aubrac pont des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Tomple (38km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (38km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (41km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (16km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (16km)
  • Mont Lozère (24km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (24km)
  • Mont Aigoual (26km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (23km)
  • Aumont-Aubrac (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (24km)
  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (24km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelbouc

Canton: Sainte-Enimie

Arrondissement: Florac

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 48210

Distance to Castelbouc

from Mende (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 745 km

from Nice: 312 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Castelbouc): Cevennes National Park, Ispagnac, Mas-Saint-Chely, Montbrun, Quezac and Sainte-Enimie.

This page in French: Visiter Castelbouc