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Galgan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peyrusse-le-Roc at 3 km from Galgan

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Visit Galgan: highlights and tourist information

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Galgan is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Galgan is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyrusse-le-Roc at 3 km and Chateau de Bournazel at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Galgan, 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 Galgan in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Galgan


Markets in and near Galgan

  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (11km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (20km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (23km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Galgan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Galgan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (31km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (42km)
  • Chateau Montal (47km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (28km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (32km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (32km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (43km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (43km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Galgan

Canton: Montbazens

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12220

Distance to Galgan

from Rodez (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 717 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asprieres, Aubin, Drulhe, Les Albres, Montbazens, Peyrusse-le-Roc, Roussennac, Sonnac, Valzergues, Vaureilles and Viviez.

This page in French: Visiter Galgan

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