Meyrueis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meyrueis in Lozere

Visit Meyrueis: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and the lively atmosphere in summer make Meyrueis a popular detour with those exploring the scenic highlights in Lozere

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Meyrueis. For detailed visitor information see the Meyrueis travel guide.

Meyrueis is situated in the Lozere department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Meyrueis is 526 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Meyrueis

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north of here, the Gorges de la Jonte are also very scenic and a pleasure to explore: Gorges de la Jonte

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite at 18 km and Saint-Chely-du-Tarn at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meyrueis, 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 Meyrueis 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 Meyrueis

Markets in and near Meyrueis

  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (25km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Jean-du-Gard: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (41km)

More information about Meyrueis, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Meyrueis, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Meyrueis.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (26km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (46km)
  • Jardin du Tomple (46km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (7km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (7km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (7km)
  • Mont Aigoual (14km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (18km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (31km)
  • Mont Lozère (37km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (33km)
  • Le Caylar (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (15km)
  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Meyrueis

Canton: Meyrueis

Arrondissement: Florac

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48150

Distance to Meyrueis

from Mende (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 526 km

from Calais: 762 km

from Nice: 312 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gatuzieres and Lanuejols.

This page in French: Visiter Meyrueis