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Galgan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Galgan in Aveyron

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

Visit Galgan: highlights and tourist information

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Galgan is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

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.

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!

Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide
 
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Faycelles

Faycelles

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

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

See Faycelles guide
Belcastel

Belcastel

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Conques

Conques

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Conques guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Maurs guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide
Vieillevie

Vieillevie

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 27 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit...

See Cajarc guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Galgan

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Galgan is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Galgan is 484 kilometres from Paris).

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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