Gissac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gissac in Aveyron

Visit Gissac: highlights and tourist information

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Gissac is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 63 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Gissac is 559 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belmont-sur-Rance at 14 km and Avene at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gissac, 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 Gissac 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 Gissac

Markets in and near Gissac

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (31km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (42km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (47km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (54km)

More information about Gissac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gissac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gissac.

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (21km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (27km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (39km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (42km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (42km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (43km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (45km)
  • Céressou (50km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (53km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gissac

Canton: Camarès

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12360

Distance to Gissac

from Rodez (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 559 km

from Calais: 794 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camares, Fayet, Saint-Felix-de-Sorgues, Sylvanes and Versols-et-Lapeyre.

This page in French: Visiter Gissac