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Meljac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meljac in Aveyron

Photo is of Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 13 km from Meljac

Visit Meljac: highlights and tourist information

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Meljac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 13 km and Brousse-le-Chateau at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meljac, 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 Meljac in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses...

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled streets on...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would...

See Monesties guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Belcastel guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large...

See Albi cathedral guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside...

See Varen guide


at 44 km (direction south-east)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meljac


Markets in and near Meljac

  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (24km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (28km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Meljac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Meljac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Rochegude (33km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (33km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (34km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (39km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (37km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Meljac is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Meljac is 525 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meljac

Canton: Naucelle

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12120

Distance to Meljac

from Rodez (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 525 km

from Calais: 759 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camjac, Centres, Ledas-et-Penthies, Ledergues, Rullac-Saint-Cirq and Saint-Just-sur-Viaur.

This page in French: Visiter Meljac

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