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Fontanes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontanes: highlights and tourist information

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Fontanes is situated in the Lozere department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Fontanes is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pradelles at 8 km and Arlempdes at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontanes, 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 Fontanes 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 Fontanes


Markets in and near Fontanes

  • Langogne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (8km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (15km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (28km)
  • Laussonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lantriac: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Fontanes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fontanes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Gorges du Gardon (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (44km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (15km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (21km)
  • Tanargue (29km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (35km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (37km)
  • Mont Lozère (38km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Bois de Païolive (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontanes

Canton: Langogne

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48300

Distance to Fontanes

from Mende (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 702 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 521 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auroux, Chastanier, Langogne, Naussac, Rauret, Saint-Bonnet-de-Montauroux and Saint-Etienne-du-Vigan.

This page in French: Visiter Fontanes

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