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Castelbouc tourism and travel guide

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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

Castelbouc is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

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.

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

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!



at 3 km (direction east)

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the...

See Montbrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting, of...

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 6 km (direction west)

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western part...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous...

See Cevennes National Park guide


at 11 km (direction east)

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of...

See Florac guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town...

See Meyrueis guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 19 km (direction west)

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 20 km (direction west)

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 22 km (direction east)

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments...

See Marvejols guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide

... 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

What to do at Castelbouc? 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

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Castelbouc is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Castelbouc is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelbouc

Canton: Sainte-Enimie

Arrondissement: Florac

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

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 kilometres from ): Cevennes National Park, Ispagnac, Mas-Saint-Chely, Montbrun, Quezac and Sainte-Enimie.

This page in French: Visiter Castelbouc

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