Laguiole tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laguiole in Aveyron

Visit Laguiole: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the famous knives made here, and seen at the fascinating Forge de Laguiole

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Laguiole. For detailed visitor information see the Laguiole travel guide.

Laguiole is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Laguiole is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Espalion at 19 km and Estaing at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laguiole, 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 Laguiole 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 Laguiole

Markets in and near Laguiole

  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (15km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (19km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (23km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (23km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (23km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (37km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Laguiole, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Laguiole, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (18km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (26km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (35km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (42km)
  • Puy Griou (45km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (46km)
  • Mont Mouchet (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Laguiole

Canton: Laguiole

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12210

Distance to Laguiole

from Rodez (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 573 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cassuejouls, Curieres, Montpeyroux and Soulages-Bonneval.

This page in French: Visiter Laguiole