Montbazens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Bournazel at 6 km from Montbazens

Visit Montbazens: highlights and tourist information

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Montbazens is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montbazens in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 6 km and Peyrusse-le-Roc at 7 km.

Montbazens, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

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at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


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

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

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

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at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near Montbazens


Markets in and near Montbazens

  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (10km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (21km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (26km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Montbazens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montbazens, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (36km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (42km)
  • Chateau Montal (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (23km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (28km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (32km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (39km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (48km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Montbazens is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montbazens is 487 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbazens

Canton: Montbazens

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12220

Distance to Montbazens

from Rodez (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 487 km

from Calais: 720 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Saint-Felix, Aubin, Bournazel, Cransac, Galgan, Lanuejouls, Lugan, Roussennac, Valzergues and Vaureilles.

This page in French: Visiter Montbazens


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