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Grand-Vabre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grand-Vabre in Aveyron

Photo is of Conques at 5 km from Grand-Vabre

Visit Grand-Vabre: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Vabre is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Conques at 5 km and Vieillevie at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Grand-Vabre, 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 Grand-Vabre in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Conques guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


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

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

See Maurs guide


at 17 km (direction east)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide


at 17 km (direction east), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Grand-Vabre


Markets in and near Grand-Vabre

  • Firmi: market Saturday (11km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (17km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)

Hotels near Grand-Vabre

More information about Grand-Vabre, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Grand-Vabre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (38km)
  • Chateau Montal (47km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (28km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (34km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (52km)

Geography and distances

Grand-Vabre is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Grand-Vabre is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Vabre

Canton: Conques

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12320

Distance to Grand-Vabre

from Rodez (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grand-Vabre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Almont-les-Junies, Conques, Saint-Parthem and Vieillevie.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Vabre

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