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Calmels-et-le-Viala tourism and travel guide

Photo of Calmels-et-le-Viala in Aveyron

Photo is of Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km from Calmels-et-le-Viala

Visit Calmels-et-le-Viala: highlights and tourist information

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Calmels-et-le-Viala is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km and Belmont-sur-Rance at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Calmels-et-le-Viala, 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 Calmels-et-le-Viala in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 14 km (direction south)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed among...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by...

See Millau bridge guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth a...

See Millau guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of...

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive...

See Lunas and area guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background...

See Olargues guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east)

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See La Couvertoirade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rodez guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Calmels-et-le-Viala


Markets in and near Calmels-et-le-Viala

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (43km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (47km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)

More information about Calmels-et-le-Viala, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Calmels-et-le-Viala, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (21km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (42km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (48km)

Geography and distances

Calmels-et-le-Viala is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Calmels-et-le-Viala is 547 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Calmels-et-le-Viala

Canton: Saint-Affrique

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12400

Distance to Calmels-et-le-Viala

from Rodez (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 547 km

from Calais: 782 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 643 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Calmels-et-le-Viala from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Izaire and Saint-Juery.

This page in French: Visiter Calmels-et-le-Viala

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