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Lajo tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lajo in Lozere

Photo is of Aumont Aubrac at 17 km from Lajo

Visit Lajo: highlights and tourist information

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Lajo is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aumont Aubrac at 17 km and Marvejols at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lajo, 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 Lajo in Occitanie.

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

Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marvejols guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes...

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village,...

See Arlempdes guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 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 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lajo


Markets in and near Lajo

  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (12km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (30km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (33km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (34km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (37km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (41km)

More information about Lajo, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Lajo, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (16km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (30km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (35km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (6km)

Geography and distances

Lajo is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Lajo is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lajo

Canton: Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48120

Distance to Lajo

from Mende (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanaleilles, Le Malzieu-Forain and Sainte-Eulalie.

This page in French: Visiter Lajo

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