Bournazel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bournazel: highlights and tourist information

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Bournazel is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Bournazel

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bournazel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 0 km and Belcastel at 9 km.

Bournazel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle less than one km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the castle combine to make...

See Belcastel guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Conques guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-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 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-east)

Espeyrac is a small, picturesque village surrounded by chestnut forests...

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at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and then choose...

See Rodez guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

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at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

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Markets in and near Bournazel

  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (9km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (24km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Bournazel, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bournazel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (41km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (45km)
  • Chateau Montal (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (17km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (45km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (22km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (33km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (34km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (53km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (62km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bournazel is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Bournazel is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bournazel

Canton: Rignac

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12390

Distance to Bournazel

from Rodez (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 722 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 231 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzits, Escandolieres, Goutrens, Lugan, Montbazens, Rignac, Roussennac and Valzergues.

This page in French: Visiter Bournazel