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Castanet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castanet in Aveyron

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

Visit Castanet: highlights and tourist information

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Castanet is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

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

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!

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

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

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide
Belcastel

Belcastel

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

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

See Belcastel guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
 
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Rodez

Rodez

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rodez guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Monesties guide
Varen

Varen

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside...

See Varen guide
Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre with a...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide
Parisot

Parisot

at 35 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so...

See Parisot guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Conques

Conques

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

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide

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Map of places to visit near Castanet

 
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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)

Hotels near Castanet

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)
  • Parc Rochegude (41km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (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

 
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Geography and distances

Castanet is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Castanet is 509 kilometres from Paris).

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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