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Fournels tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fournels in Lozere

Photo is of Aumont Aubrac at 17 km from Fournels

Visit Fournels: highlights and tourist information

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Fournels is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aumont Aubrac at 17 km and Saint-Flour at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fournels, 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 Fournels in Occitanie.

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

Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

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

See Cevennes National Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fournels


Markets in and near Fournels

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (29km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (36km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (43km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (43km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (45km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (48km)

Hotels near Fournels

More information about Fournels, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fournels, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (19km)
  • Mont Mouchet (27km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (39km)
  • Puy Griou (44km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (46km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (50km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (28km)

Geography and distances

Fournels is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Fournels is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fournels

Canton: Fournels

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48310

Distance to Fournels

from Mende (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arzenc-d'Apcher, Chauchailles, La Fage-Saint-Julien, Maurines, Noalhac, Saint-Juery, Saint-Laurent-de-Veyres and Termes.

This page in French: Visiter Fournels

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