Boisse-Penchot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boisse-Penchot in Aveyron

Photo is of Capdenac at 11 km from Boisse-Penchot

Visit Boisse-Penchot: highlights and tourist information

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Boisse-Penchot 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 Boisse-Penchot in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Capdenac at 11 km and Peyrusse-le-Roc at 11 km.

Boisse-Penchot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west), 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 south-west)

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

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at 13 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

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at 14 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Maurs guide


at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and it is...

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of...

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Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

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Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 17 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Faycelles guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie is very...

See Vieillevie guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

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Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

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at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

See Junhac guide

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Map of places to visit near Boisse-Penchot


Markets in and near Boisse-Penchot

  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (10km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (14km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (14km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (29km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Boisse-Penchot, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Boisse-Penchot, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (28km)
  • Chateau Montal (41km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (46km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (30km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (34km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (40km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (42km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (43km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Boisse-Penchot is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Boisse-Penchot is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisse-Penchot

Canton: Decazeville

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12300

Distance to Boisse-Penchot

from Rodez (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 708 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Boisse-Penchot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asprieres, Bouillac, Cuzac, Decazeville, Felzins, Flagnac, Les Albres, Livinhac-le-Haut, Montmurat, Montredon and Viviez.

This page in French: Visiter Boisse-Penchot