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Chambon-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chambon-le-Chateau in Lozere

Photo is of Pradelles at 20 km from Chambon-le-Chateau

Visit Chambon-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon-le-Chateau is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pradelles at 20 km and Arlempdes at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chambon-le-Chateau, 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 Chambon-le-Chateau in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely...

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the...

See Arlempdes guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to...

See Allegre guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mende guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east)

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche...

See Thueyts guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

Smaller than many of the Ardeche villages, you will see an...

See Meyras guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge...

See Jaujac guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque...

See Brioude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chambon-le-Chateau


Markets in and near Chambon-le-Chateau

  • Landos: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (16km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (20km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (26km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (29km)

Hotels near Chambon-le-Chateau

More information about Chambon-le-Chateau, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Chambon-le-Chateau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (12km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (21km)
  • Mont Mouchet (26km)
  • Tanargue (42km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (15km)

Geography and distances

Chambon-le-Chateau is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Chambon-le-Chateau is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon-le-Chateau

Canton: Grandrieu

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48600

Distance to Chambon-le-Chateau

from Mende (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chambon-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyras, Croisances, Laval-Atger, Saint-Bonnet-de-Montauroux, Saint-Christophe-D'Allier, Saint-Symphorien, Saint-Venerand and Vazeilles-Pres-Saugues.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon-le-Chateau

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