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Le Cayrol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Cayrol in Aveyron

Photo is of Espalion at 8 km from Le Cayrol

Visit Le Cayrol: highlights and tourist information

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Le Cayrol is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Espalion at 8 km and Saint-Come-d'Olt at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Cayrol, 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 Le Cayrol in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Estaing guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for...

See Laguiole guide


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

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Entraygues guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Conques guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rodez guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

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

See Marvejols guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Cayrol


Markets in and near Le Cayrol

  • Espalion: market Friday (8km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (19km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (24km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (30km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (34km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Le Cayrol, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Le Cayrol, France

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

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 (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (14km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (23km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (24km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Le Cayrol is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Le Cayrol is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Cayrol

Canton: Espalion

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12500

Distance to Le Cayrol

from Rodez (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 711 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Condom-d'Aubrac, Coubisou and Montpeyroux.

This page in French: Visiter Le Cayrol

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