Bor-et-Bar tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Najac at 8 km from Bor-et-Bar

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Bor-et-Bar 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 Bor-et-Bar in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Najac at 8 km and Chateau de Najac at 9 km.

Bor-et-Bar, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south), in the Tarn department

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

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at 15 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with a great...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional local town...

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at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so visit when...

See Parisot guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de Cas with its...

See Espinas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

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at 25 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the interesting sights you...

See Caylus guide


at 26 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val is one of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns...

See Vieux guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn department

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

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Markets in and near Bor-et-Bar

  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (17km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (18km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (29km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Bor-et-Bar, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bor-et-Bar, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (29km)
  • Gréalou dolmen de Pech-Laglaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (16km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (17km)
  • Parc Rochegude (29km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (29km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (8km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (37km)

Geography and distances

Bor-et-Bar is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Bor-et-Bar is 519 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bor-et-Bar

Canton: Najac

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12270

Distance to Bor-et-Bar

from Rodez (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 519 km

from Calais: 752 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bor-et-Bar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jouqueviel, La Fouillade, Lescure-Jaoul, Lunac, Montirat, Saint-Andre-de-Najac and Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Bor-et-Bar