Villefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefort in Lozere

Photo is of La Garde-Guerin at 9 km from Villefort

Visit Villefort: highlights and tourist information

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Villefort is situated in the Lozere department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villefort in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Garde-Guerin at 9 km and Naves at 16 km.

Villefort, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved and unspoiled...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 16 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

Stroll through the pretty village of Naves and you will see progressively more ancient...

See Naves guide
Le Pont de Montvert

Le Pont de Montvert

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Le Pont-de-Montvert is one of the prettiest villages in the Cevennes...

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at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardeche department

The exceptional views from Banne are the highlight, and the streets of the small...

See Banne guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

Explore the castle and medieval centre of Joyeuse - then head to the river...

See Joyeuse guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gard department

Saint-Ambroix is an interesting town, in part because of the ruined castles and the...

See Saint-Ambroix guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

Both the surrounding scenery and the town centre of Florac make it a very...

See Florac guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

Both the medieval village and the river beach combine to make Labeaume very rewarding...

See Labeaume guide
Cevennes National Park

Cevennes National Park

National Parc at 32 km (direction west), in the Gard department

The varied landscapes of the Cevennes National Park are famous as the setting for...

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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ardeche department

The most unusual characteristic in Jaujac is the deep river gorge running through the...

See Jaujac guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Ardeche department

Thueyts is more 'renovated' than many of the Ardeche 'villages of character' and has...

See Thueyts guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has a cathedral...

See Mende guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

The small but very pretty village of Montbrun is at the eastern end of...

See Montbrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east), in the Ardeche department

After exploring ancient Balazuc you descend further to reach the Ardeche river...

See Balazuc guide

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Markets in and near Villefort

Market days in Villefort: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Villefort: market Thursday (0km)
  • Naves: market Saturday (16km)
  • Le Pont du Montvert: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint-Paul-le-Jeune: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Besseges: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bagnols-les-Bains: market Thursday (23km)
  • Joyeuse: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Rosieres: market Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • La Grand-Combe: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Ambroix: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Villefort, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villefort, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vals-les-Bains (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (42km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Lozère (15km)
  • Bois de Païolive (22km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (23km)
  • Tanargue (23km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (44km)
  • Mont Aigoual (45km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (46km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (54km)

Geography and distances

Villefort is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Mende, the department capital (general information: Villefort is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefort

Canton: Villefort

Arrondissement: Mende

Department: Lozere

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 48800

Distance to Villefort

from Mende (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 740 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 546 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Altier, Pied-de-Borne, Ponteils-et-Bresis, Pourcharesses, Saint-Andre-Capceze and Sainte-Marguerite-Lafigere.

This page in French: Visiter Villefort