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Blaye-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Monesties at 5 km from Blaye-les-Mines

Visit Blaye-les-Mines: highlights and tourist information

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Blaye-les-Mines is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Monesties at 5 km and Albi cathedral at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blaye-les-Mines, 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 Blaye-les-Mines in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Monesties guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction south)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Albi guide


at 15 km (direction west)

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 21 km (direction west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the...

See Vieux guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside...

See Varen guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position...

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and...

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle...

See Chateau de Najac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre with...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Realmont guide


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

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the...

See Espinas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blaye-les-Mines


Markets in and near Blaye-les-Mines

  • Carmaux: market Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (11km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (14km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (24km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Blaye-les-Mines, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (12km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Rochegude (12km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (12km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (15km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (27km)
  • Jardin des Martels (41km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (25km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (46km)

Geography and distances

Blaye-les-Mines is in the south of France at 12 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Blaye-les-Mines is 536 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blaye-les-Mines

Canton: Carmaux-Sud

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81400

Distance to Blaye-les-Mines

from Albi (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 536 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 665 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Blaye-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cagnac-les-Mines, Carmaux, Combefa, Labastide-Gabausse, Le Garric, Mailhoc, Monesties and Rosieres.

This page in French: Visiter Blaye-les-Mines

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