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Compeyre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Compeyre in Aveyron

Photo is of Millau at 7 km from Compeyre

Visit Compeyre: highlights and tourist information

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Compeyre is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Millau at 7 km and Millau bridge at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Compeyre, 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 Compeyre in Occitanie.

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

Millau

Millau

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Millau guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Millau bridge guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Peyre

Peyre

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peyre guide
 
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Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
Severac-le-Chateau

Severac-le-Chateau

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Meyrueis

Meyrueis

at 26 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Meyrueis guide
Saint-Chely-du-Tarn

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

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

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
Sainte-Enimie

Sainte-Enimie

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most...

See Sainte-Enimie guide
Castelbouc

Castelbouc

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The tiny village of Castelbouc, in the Gorges du Tarn, is very...

See Castelbouc guide
Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Compeyre

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Markets in and near Compeyre

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Ispagnac: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)

More information about Compeyre, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Compeyre, France

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

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 (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (10km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (21km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (30km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (33km)
  • Mont Aigoual (39km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (41km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (46km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (32km)
  • Le Caylar (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Compeyre is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Compeyre is 525 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Compeyre

Canton: Millau-Est

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12520

Distance to Compeyre

from Rodez (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 525 km

from Calais: 761 km

from Nice: 338 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aguessac, La Cresse, Paulhe, Riviere-sur-Tarn and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Compeyre

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