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Pont-de-Salars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-de-Salars in Aveyron

Photo is of Rodez at 14 km from Pont-de-Salars

Visit Pont-de-Salars: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-de-Salars is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

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!



at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and...

See Rodez guide


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

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 28 km (direction east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide


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

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled streets...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the...

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses and...

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

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

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide

... 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

What to do at Pont-de-Salars? 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


Geography and distances

Pont-de-Salars is in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Pont-de-Salars is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-de-Salars

Canton: Pont-de-Salars

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

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

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