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Cransac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cransac in Aveyron

Photo is of Chateau de Bournazel at 8 km from Cransac

Visit Cransac: highlights and tourist information

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Cransac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 8 km and Peyrusse-le-Roc at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cransac, 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 Cransac in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


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

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

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region...

See Mourjou guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and...

See Maurs guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 23 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the...

See Entraygues guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the...

See Cardaillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cransac


Markets in and near Cransac

Market days in Cransac: seasonal market: Tuesday;

  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (2km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (3km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (21km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (26km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Cransac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cransac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (36km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (49km)
  • Chateau Montal (50km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (21km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (26km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (39km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (48km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Cransac is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Cransac is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cransac

Canton: Aubin

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12110

Distance to Cransac

from Rodez (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 715 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubin, Auzits, Decazeville, Firmi, Lugan, Montbazens, Valzergues and Viviez.

This page in French: Visiter Cransac

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