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Photo is of La Couvertoirade at 12 km from Nant

Visit Nant: highlights and tourist information

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Nant is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Couvertoirade at 12 km and La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nant, 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 Nant in Occitanie.

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

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Millau guide


at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Meyrueis guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Millau bridge guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

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

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

See Le Vigan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Peyre guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Lunas and area guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Herault department

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

See Lodeve guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

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

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nant


Markets in and near Nant

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (25km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (38km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (43km)
  • Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (45km)

More information about Nant, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Nant, France

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

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 (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (13km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (18km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (18km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (23km)
  • Mont Aigoual (25km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (27km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (37km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (41km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (44km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Nant is in the southern-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Nant is 543 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nant

Canton: Nant

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12230

Distance to Nant

from Rodez (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 543 km

from Calais: 778 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Causse-Begon, Saint-Jean-du-Bruel and Sauclieres.

This page in French: Visiter Nant

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