Sainte-Helene tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Helene: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Helene is situated in the Lozere department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Helene is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mende at 8 km and Cevennes National Park at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Helene, 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 Sainte-Helene in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Helene

Markets in and near Sainte-Helene

  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (5km)
  • Mende: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Villefort: market Thursday (28km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (36km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Sainte-Helene, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Helene, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Tomple (31km)
  • Jardin du mas de l'Abri (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Lozère (15km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (36km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (38km)
  • Tanargue (39km)
  • Mont Aigoual (44km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (44km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (45km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (46km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (50km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (32km)
  • Aumont-Aubrac (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (33km)
  • Parc à loups du Gévaudan (wolves) (39km)
  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Helene

Canton: Bleymard

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 48190

Distance to Sainte-Helene

from Mende (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 552 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Helene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allenc, Badaroux, Bagnols-les-Bains, Brenoux, Chadenet, Lanuejols, Le Born and Pelouse.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Helene