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Visit Castanet: highlights and tourist information

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Castanet is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Castanet is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 7 km and Belcastel at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castanet, 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 Castanet in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Castanet


Markets in and near Castanet

  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (22km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (28km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Castanet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Castanet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (36km)
  • Assier Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (25km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (34km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (36km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (41km)
  • Parc Rochegude (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (24km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (29km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castanet

Canton: Baraqueville-Sauveterre

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12240

Distance to Castanet

from Rodez (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 742 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 235 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

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

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

This page in French: Visiter Castanet

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