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Curan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peyre at 17 km from Curan

Visit Curan: highlights and tourist information

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Curan is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 17 km and Millau bridge at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Curan, 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 Curan in Occitanie.

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

Peyre

Peyre

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 18 km (direction south-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by...

See Millau bridge guide
Millau

Millau

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Millau guide
Severac-le-Chateau

Severac-le-Chateau

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
 
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Rodez

Rodez

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rodez guide
Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 31 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide
Saint-Come-d'Olt

Saint-Come-d'Olt

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

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide
Espalion

Espalion

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely...

See Espalion guide
Estaing

Estaing

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide

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Map of places to visit near Curan

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Markets in and near Curan

  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (37km)

More information about Curan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Curan, France

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

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 (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (32km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (34km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (39km)
  • Le Caylar (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Curan is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Curan is 519 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Curan

Canton: Salles-Curan

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12410

Distance to Curan

from Rodez (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 519 km

from Calais: 754 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Salles-Curan.

This page in French: Visiter Curan

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