Balaguier-sur-Rance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balaguier-sur-Rance in Aveyron

Photo is of Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km from Balaguier-sur-Rance

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Balaguier-sur-Rance 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-sur-Rance in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km and Belmont-sur-Rance at 17 km.

Balaguier-sur-Rance, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

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

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

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at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout...

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at 35 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

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Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area...

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

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

See Peyre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting...

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Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

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

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at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect...

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at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Millau guide

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Map of places to visit near Balaguier-sur-Rance


Markets in and near Balaguier-sur-Rance

  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (30km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (38km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (42km)

More information about Balaguier-sur-Rance, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Balaguier-sur-Rance, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (36km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Rochegude (35km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (35km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (37km)

Geography and distances

Balaguier-sur-Rance is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Balaguier-sur-Rance is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balaguier-sur-Rance

Canton: Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12380

Distance to Balaguier-sur-Rance

from Rodez (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 786 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 655 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Balaguier-sur-Rance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bastide-Solages, La Serre, Martrin, Massals, Miolles, Plaisance, Pousthomy and Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance.

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