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Millau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Millau: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth a visit when you are exploring this region

Millau 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 Millau. For detailed visitor information see the Millau travel guide.

Attractions in Millau

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by Norman Foster, one of the highest bridges in the world, and an imposing local monument: Millau bridge

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 6 km and La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Millau, 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 Millau in Occitanie.

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

Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by...

See Millau bridge guide
Peyre

Peyre

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed among...

See Peyre guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 12 km (direction east)

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de la Dourbie,...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide
 
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Severac-le-Chateau

Severac-le-Chateau

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du...

See Gorges du Tarn guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Meyrueis

Meyrueis

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of the town...

See Meyrueis guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of...

See Lunas and area guide
Saint-Chely-du-Tarn

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

Saint-Chely-du-Tarn is in an idyllic spot within the western...

See Saint-Chely-du-Tarn guide
Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

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

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Avene

Avene

at 38 km (direction south), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets...

See Avene guide
Sainte-Enimie

Sainte-Enimie

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

Sainte-Enimie is the most extensive, and perhaps the most interesting,...

See Sainte-Enimie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Millau

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Markets in and near Millau

Market days in Millau: weekly market: Wednesday & Friday;

  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (44km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (45km)

More information about Millau, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Millau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (12km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (26km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (32km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (37km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (38km)
  • Mont Aigoual (40km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (50km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (55km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (33km)
  • La Canourgue (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Millau is in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Millau is 532 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Millau

Canton: Millau

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12100

Distance to Millau

from Rodez (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 532 km

from Calais: 767 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Creissels.

This page in French: Visiter Millau

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