Balaguier-d'Olt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balaguier-d'Olt in Aveyron

Photo is of Faycelles at 5 km from Balaguier-d'Olt

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Balaguier-d'Olt is situated in the Aveyron 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 Balaguier-d'Olt in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Faycelles at 5 km and Figeac at 10 km.

Balaguier-d'Olt, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you are in...

See Faycelles guide


at 10 km (direction north-east), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets to explore...

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but very picturesque...

See Capdenac guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit as you...

See Cajarc guide


at 14 km (direction east)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and also the...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France'...

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at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional local town...

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at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in Lacapelle-Marival...

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Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its riverside setting...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river best known for the Grotte...

See Cabrerets guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 27 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle, in Aveyron...

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at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered houses in...

See Maurs guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so visit when...

See Parisot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide

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Markets in and near Balaguier-d'Olt

  • Figeac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (20km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (21km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Balaguier-d'Olt, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Balaguier-d'Olt, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (18km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (36km)
  • Chateau Montal (39km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (48km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (38km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (43km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (42km)

Geography and distances

Balaguier-d'Olt is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Balaguier-d'Olt is 483 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balaguier-d'Olt

Canton: Capdenac-Gare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12260

Distance to Balaguier-d'Olt

from Rodez (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 483 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Balaguier-d'Olt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambeyrac, Carayac, Faycelles, Foissac, Frontenac, Larroque-Toirac, Montbrun, Montsales and Saint-Pierre-Toirac.

This page in French: Visiter Balaguier-d'Olt