Pont-de-Salars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-de-Salars in Aveyron

Visit Pont-de-Salars: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-de-Salars is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Pont-de-Salars is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rodez at 14 km and Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-de-Salars, 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 Pont-de-Salars in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pont-de-Salars

Markets in and near Pont-de-Salars

  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (27km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (28km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)

More information about Pont-de-Salars, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Pont-de-Salars, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (21km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (21km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (43km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (36km)
  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-de-Salars

Canton: Pont-de-Salars

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 12290

Distance to Pont-de-Salars

from Rodez (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 744 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-de-Salars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arques, Canet-de-Salars, Le Vibal and Prades-Salars.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-de-Salars