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Balsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balsac: highlights and tourist information

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Balsac is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Balsac is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belcastel at 9 km and Rodez at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balsac, 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 Balsac in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Balsac

Markets in and near Balsac

  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (28km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)

More information about Balsac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Balsac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (7km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (11km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (23km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balsac

Canton: Marcillac-Vallon

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12510

Distance to Balsac

from Rodez (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 729 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clairvaux-d'Aveyron, Druelle, Salles-la-Source and Valady.

This page in French: Visiter Balsac

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