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Florac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Florac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it a very enjoyable destination

Florac 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 Florac. For detailed visitor information see the Florac travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbrun at 7 km and Castelbouc at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Florac, 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 Florac in Occitanie.

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

Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

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

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

See Cevennes National Park guide


at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Montbrun guide


at 10 km (direction west)

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn,...

See Castelbouc guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Pont de Montvert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meyrueis guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mende guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Garde-Guerin guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 34 km (direction west)

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Marvejols guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 37 km (direction south), in the Gard department

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

See Le Vigan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Florac


Markets in and near Florac

  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Florac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Florac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (15km)
  • Mont Lozère (16km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (22km)
  • Mont Aigoual (23km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (25km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (37km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (44km)
  • Tanargue (51km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Florac is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Florac is 513 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Florac

Canton: Florac

Arrondissement: Florac

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48400

Distance to Florac

from Mende (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 513 km

from Calais: 748 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedoues, Cevennes National Park, Cocures, Ispagnac, Quezac, Saint-Julien-d'Arpaon, Saint-Laurent-de-Treves and Salle-Prunet.

This page in French: Visiter Florac

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