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Fayet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Avene at 13 km from Fayet

Visit Fayet: highlights and tourist information

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Fayet is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avene at 13 km and Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fayet, 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 Fayet in Occitanie.

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



at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep...

See Avene guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 20 km (direction east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land...

See Lunas and area guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background...

See Olargues guide


at 31 km (direction east), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the...

See Lodeve guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peyre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add...

See Roquebrun guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles in...

See Cirque de Moureze guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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Map of places to visit near Fayet


Markets in and near Fayet

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (27km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (42km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (44km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (49km)

More information about Fayet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Fayet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (25km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (46km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (22km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (39km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (39km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (41km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (42km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (42km)
  • Céressou (46km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (50km)

Geography and distances

Fayet is in the southern-centre of France at 68 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Fayet is 564 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fayet

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12360

Distance to Fayet

from Rodez (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 564 km

from Calais: 799 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brusque, Camares, Gissac, Montagnol, Peux-et-Couffouleux and Sylvanes.

This page in French: Visiter Fayet

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