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Alrance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Alrance in Aveyron

Photo is of Brousse-le-Chateau at 15 km from Alrance

Visit Alrance: highlights and tourist information

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Alrance is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 15 km and Peyre at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Alrance, 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 Alrance in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Peyre guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the...

See Rodez guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


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

The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses and arcades...

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


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

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the castle combine...

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 45 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Alrance


Markets in and near Alrance

  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Alrance, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Alrance, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (37km)
  • Parc Rochegude (48km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (35km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (38km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Alrance is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Alrance is 526 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alrance

Canton: Salles-Curan

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12430

Distance to Alrance

from Rodez (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 526 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Durenque and Villefranche-de-Panat.

This page in French: Visiter Alrance

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