Meyrueis tourism and travel guide

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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

Meyrueis is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meyrueis in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite at 18 km and Saint-Chely-du-Tarn at 18 km.

Meyrueis, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 15 km (direction west)

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

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Castelbouc guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the eastern...

See Montbrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Enimie guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it...

See Florac guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gard department

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

See Cevennes National Park guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Gard department

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit within...

See Le Vigan guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 29 km (direction north-west)

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Millau guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in...

See Le Pont de Montvert guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Meyrueis, France

What to do at Meyrueis? 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

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


Geography and distances

Meyrueis is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Meyrueis is 526 kilometres from Paris).

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