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Melagues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Avene at 7 km from Melagues

Visit Melagues: highlights and tourist information

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Melagues is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avene at 7 km and Lunas and area at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Melagues, 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 Melagues in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep...

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of...

See Lunas and area guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of...

See Olargues guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


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

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the...

See Lodeve guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean...

See Roquebrun guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles...

See Cirque de Moureze guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it...

See Villeneuvette guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by...

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peyre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Melagues


Markets in and near Melagues

  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (40km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (42km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (42km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (44km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (45km)

More information about Melagues, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Melagues, France

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

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 (32km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (36km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (15km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (30km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (30km)
  • Céressou (37km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (38km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (40km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (43km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (46km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (56km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (62km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (23km)

Geography and distances

Melagues is in the southern-centre of France at 77 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Melagues is 571 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Melagues

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12360

Distance to Melagues

from Rodez (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 571 km

from Calais: 806 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 650 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brusque and Tauriac-de-Camares.

This page in French: Visiter Melagues

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