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Prades-Salars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Prades-Salars in Aveyron

Photo is of Rodez at 19 km from Prades-Salars

Visit Prades-Salars: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rodez at 19 km and Severac-le-Chateau at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Prades-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 Prades-Salars in Occitanie.

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around...

See Rodez guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


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

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


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

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Espalion guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Estaing guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

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

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 37 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prades-Salars


Markets in and near Prades-Salars

  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (29km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Prades-Salars, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Prades-Salars, France

What to do at Prades-Salars? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Prades-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 (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (24km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (25km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (38km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (39km)
  • Le Caylar (62km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Prades-Salars is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Prades-Salars is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prades-Salars

Canton: Pont-de-Salars

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12290

Distance to Prades-Salars

from Rodez (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 747 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

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

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

This page in French: Visiter Prades-Salars

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