Fontans is situated approximately 290 miles (467 kilometers) south of the national capital Paris, and 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest of Lyon.
From tourist hotspots to hidden gems that await the more intrepid traveler, Languedoc-Roussillon is brimming with cultural and natural attractions. Gevaudan Statue and Church of Saint-Etienne which you'll find in and around Aumont-Aubrac, are excellent to visit. Aumont-Aubrac, is 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Fontans. Mende is another destination worth investigating. It is where you'll find the Mende Cathedral and Pont Notre-Dame. Mende is 16 miles (26 kilometers) away from Fontans.
Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south of Fontans is Millau, a regional city where you can explore Musee de Millau, Place du Mandarous and Place Foch. Millau Viaduct and Puech d'Andan are also good to visit.
Languedoc-Roussillon is home to a number of churches and other holy sites, great places to get a taste of Fontans' spiritual heart. If it starts raining cats and dogs, fear not, Languedoc-Roussillon is home to plenty of indoor art museums, history museums and art galleries, guaranteed to keep you happily occupied.
No getaway is really complete without a bit of R&R. Cycling is one way to relax in this region and bird watching is another. Try some of this region's great winter attractions. Both locals and travellers enjoy snowboarding here. Cross-country skiing is also popular.
You will be reluctant to bid "Au revoir / À bientôt" (farewell) to this interesting place.