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Alpuech tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laguiole at 9 km from Alpuech

Visit Alpuech: highlights and tourist information

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Alpuech is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laguiole at 9 km and Entraygues at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Alpuech, 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 Alpuech in Occitanie.

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



at 9 km (direction south)

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Espalion guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 35 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but...

See Aurillac guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Alpuech


Markets in and near Alpuech

  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (9km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (17km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (26km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (28km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (34km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)

More information about Alpuech, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Alpuech, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (22km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (34km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (34km)
  • Puy Griou (37km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (38km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (42km)
  • Mont Mouchet (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Alpuech is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Alpuech is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alpuech

Canton: Sainte-Geneviève-sur-Argence

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12210

Distance to Alpuech

from Rodez (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 692 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 566 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cassuejouls, Graissac, La Terrisse, Lacalm and Vitrac-en-Viadene.

This page in French: Visiter Alpuech

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