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Martiel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Martiel in Aveyron

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 9 km from Martiel

Visit Martiel: highlights and tourist information

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Martiel is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 9 km and Parisot at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Martiel, 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 Martiel in Occitanie.

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque...

See Parisot guide


at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit...

See Cajarc guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in...

See Chateau de Najac guide


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

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and ridgetop...

See Najac guide


at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one...

See Caylus guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de...

See Espinas guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around...

See Faycelles guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné...

See Varen guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river...

See Cabrerets guide

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

Map of places to visit near Martiel


Markets in and near Martiel

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (9km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (12km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (28km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (33km)

More information about Martiel, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Martiel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (19km)
  • Assier Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (21km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (35km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (16km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (30km)

Geography and distances

Martiel is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Martiel is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martiel

Canton: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12200

Distance to Martiel

from Rodez (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 731 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laramiere, Puyjourdes, Sainte-Croix and Savignac.

This page in French: Visiter Martiel

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