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Sylvanes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Avene at 15 km from Sylvanes

Visit Sylvanes: highlights and tourist information

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Sylvanes is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avene at 15 km and Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sylvanes, 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 Sylvanes in Occitanie.

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



at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide


at 15 km (direction west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 21 km (direction east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains...

See Lunas and area guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peyre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the...

See Olargues guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

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

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau guide


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

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


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

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

See Lodeve guide


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

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to...

See Roquebrun guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic...

See Cirque de Moureze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sylvanes


Markets in and near Sylvanes

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (46km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (46km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (52km)

More information about Sylvanes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sylvanes, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (23km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (1km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (48km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (25km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (40km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (40km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (40km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (42km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (44km)
  • Céressou (48km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (53km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (47km)

Geography and distances

Sylvanes is in the southern-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sylvanes is 561 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sylvanes

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12360

Distance to Sylvanes

from Rodez (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 561 km

from Calais: 796 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camares, Fayet, Gissac and Montagnol.

This page in French: Visiter Sylvanes

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