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Laguiole tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laguiole in Aveyron

Visit Laguiole: highlights and tourist information

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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

Laguiole is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

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.

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!



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church,...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Entraygues guide


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

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 35 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Conques guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic...

See Marvejols guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Marcoles guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks...

See Aurillac guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and...

See Rodez guide

... 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

What to do at Laguiole? 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

Laguiole is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Laguiole is 465 kilometres from Paris).

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

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