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La Cresse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gorges de la Jonte at 9 km from La Cresse

Visit La Cresse: highlights and tourist information

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La Cresse is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de la Jonte at 9 km and La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Cresse, 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 La Cresse in Occitanie.

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

Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 9 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Millau guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 13 km (direction south-west)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern...

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peyre guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Meyrueis guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Castelbouc guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

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

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Montbrun guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Cresse


Markets in and near La Cresse

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (10km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)

More information about La Cresse, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near La Cresse, France

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

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 (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (9km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (19km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (28km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Mont Aigoual (37km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (46km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (29km)
  • Le Caylar (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

La Cresse is in the southern-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: La Cresse is 524 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Cresse

Canton: Peyreleau

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12640

Distance to La Cresse

from Rodez (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 524 km

from Calais: 759 km

from Nice: 335 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aguessac, Compeyre, Mostuejouls, Paulhe, Riviere-sur-Tarn and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter La Cresse

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