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Durenque tourism and travel guide

Photo of Durenque in Aveyron

Photo is of Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km from Durenque

Visit Durenque: highlights and tourist information

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Durenque is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km and Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Durenque, 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 Durenque in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

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

See Monesties guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and...

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Durenque


Markets in and near Durenque

  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Durenque, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Durenque, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (37km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (43km)
  • Parc Rochegude (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (36km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Durenque is in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Durenque is 528 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Durenque

Canton: Réquista

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12170

Distance to Durenque

from Rodez (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 528 km

from Calais: 763 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 266 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alrance, Auriac-Lagast and Lestrade-et-Thouels.

This page in French: Visiter Durenque

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