Cornus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Couvertoirade at 11 km from Cornus

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Cornus is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cornus in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Couvertoirade at 11 km and Lunas and area at 13 km.

Cornus, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 13 km (direction south), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains...

See Lunas and area guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of...

See Avene guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of...

See Lodeve guide
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at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Millau guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Millau bridge guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Peyre guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles in...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you can...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore,...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

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

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within...

See Le Vigan guide

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Markets in and near Cornus

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (36km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (40km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (41km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (44km)

More information about Cornus, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cornus, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (21km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Vissec (23km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (25km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (34km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (34km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (34km)
  • Mont Caroux (36km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (37km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (38km)
  • Mont Aigoual (40km)
  • Céressou (43km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (12km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (33km)

Geography and distances

Cornus is in the southern-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Cornus is 555 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cornus

Canton: Cornus

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12540

Distance to Cornus

from Rodez (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 555 km

from Calais: 790 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fondamente and Saint-Beaulize.

This page in French: Visiter Cornus


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