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Colombies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colombies in Aveyron

Photo is of Belcastel at 5 km from Colombies

Visit Colombies: highlights and tourist information

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Colombies is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belcastel at 5 km and Chateau de Bournazel at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colombies, 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 Colombies in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction )

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

See Belcastel guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Rodez guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage...

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is...

See Capdenac guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide


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

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

See Monesties guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic...

See Figeac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colombies


Markets in and near Colombies

  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (24km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Colombies, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Colombies, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (41km)
  • Assier Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (18km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (41km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (22km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (29km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (33km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Colombies is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Colombies is 502 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombies

Canton: Baraqueville-Sauveterre

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12240

Distance to Colombies

from Rodez (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 502 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belcastel and Mayran.

This page in French: Visiter Colombies

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