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Ayssenes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ayssenes in Aveyron

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

Visit Ayssenes: highlights and tourist information

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Ayssenes is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 15 km and Peyre at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ayssenes, 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 Ayssenes in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-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 18 km (direction east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and...

See Rodez guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of...

See Avene guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

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

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ayssenes


Markets in and near Ayssenes

  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Ayssenes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ayssenes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (36km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (44km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (49km)
  • La Canourgue (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Ayssenes is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Ayssenes is 533 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ayssenes

Canton: Saint-Rome-de-Tarn

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12430

Distance to Ayssenes

from Rodez (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 533 km

from Calais: 768 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Truel, Les Costes-Gozon and Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu.

This page in French: Visiter Ayssenes

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