Florac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Florac in Lozere

Visit Florac: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

Florac is situated in the Lozere department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Florac is 513 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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

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

  • Jardin du Tomple (28km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)
  • Jardin des Sambucs (33km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (41km)

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)

  • La Canourgue (33km)
  • Aumont-Aubrac (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (31km)
  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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