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Belcastel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Belcastel: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the castle combine to make Belcastel one of our favourite villages

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Belcastel. For detailed visitor information see the Belcastel travel guide.

Belcastel is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Belcastel is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Belcastel include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 19 km and Rodez at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Belcastel, 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 Belcastel 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 Belcastel

Markets in and near Belcastel

  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (17km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (24km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Belcastel, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Belcastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (43km)
  • Assier Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (15km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (43km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (20km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (31km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (32km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Belcastel

Canton: Rignac

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12390

Distance to Belcastel

from Rodez (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 731 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colombies, Mayran and Rignac.

This page in French: Visiter Belcastel

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