Boussac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boussac in Aveyron

Photo is of Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 7 km from Boussac

Visit Boussac: highlights and tourist information

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Boussac 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 Boussac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 7 km and Belcastel at 13 km.

Boussac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

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Belcastel

Belcastel

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Rodez

Rodez

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

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Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

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

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Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 32 km (direction west)

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

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Conques

Conques

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

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Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction west)

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

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Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled streets on the banks of...

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Espeyrac

Espeyrac

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Estaing

Estaing

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-east)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note, including the...

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Markets in and near Boussac

  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (28km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (29km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (30km)

More information about Boussac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Boussac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (42km)
  • Assier Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (21km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (40km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (41km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (43km)
  • Parc Rochegude (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (24km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (35km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Boussac is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Boussac is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boussac

Canton: Baraqueville-Sauveterre

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12160

Distance to Boussac

from Rodez (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 743 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baraqueville, Gramond and Quins.

This page in French: Visiter Boussac