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Castelnau-Pegayrols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelnau-Pegayrols in Aveyron

Photo is of Peyre at 7 km from Castelnau-Pegayrols

Visit Castelnau-Pegayrols: highlights and tourist information

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Castelnau-Pegayrols is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 7 km and Millau bridge at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castelnau-Pegayrols, 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 Castelnau-Pegayrols in Occitanie.

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



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

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern...

See Millau bridge guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 25 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


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


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

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rodez guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

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

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town and...

See Meyrueis guide

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Map of places to visit near Castelnau-Pegayrols


Markets in and near Castelnau-Pegayrols

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (46km)

More information about Castelnau-Pegayrols, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Castelnau-Pegayrols, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (23km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (35km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (42km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (43km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (44km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (41km)
  • Le Caylar (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Castelnau-Pegayrols is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-Pegayrols is 527 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-Pegayrols

Canton: Saint-Beauzély

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12620

Distance to Castelnau-Pegayrols

from Rodez (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 527 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Castelnau-Pegayrols from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Compregnac, Montjaux and Saint-Beauzely.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-Pegayrols

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