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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

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.

Millau is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Millau is 532 kilometres from Paris).

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.

You can also

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Millau

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


Geography and distances

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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