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Cantoin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantoin in Aveyron

Photo is of Laguiole at 17 km from Cantoin

Visit Cantoin: highlights and tourist information

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Cantoin is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laguiole at 17 km and Entraygues at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cantoin, 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 Cantoin in Occitanie.

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



at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known...

See Laguiole guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments...

See Aurillac guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of...

See Saint-Flour guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the...

See Tournemire guide


at 35 km (direction south)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and...

See Marcoles guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village...

See Vieillevie guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal...

See Fontanges guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the...

See Saint-Chamant guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cantoin


Markets in and near Cantoin

  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (6km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (29km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (35km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (37km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (49km)

More information about Cantoin, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cantoin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (50km)
  • Verger de Déduit (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (25km)
  • Puy Griou (28km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (29km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (41km)
  • Mont Mouchet (47km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Cantoin is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Cantoin is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantoin

Canton: Sainte-Geneviève-sur-Argence

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12420

Distance to Cantoin

from Rodez (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Paulhenc, Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence, Sainte-Marie and Vitrac-en-Viadene.

This page in French: Visiter Cantoin

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