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Montfranc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfranc in Aveyron

Photo is of Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km from Montfranc

Visit Montfranc: highlights and tourist information

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Montfranc is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km and Brousse-le-Chateau at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montfranc, 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 Montfranc in Occitanie.

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

Belmont-sur-Rance

Belmont-sur-Rance

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

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

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

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

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Realmont

Realmont

at 31 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be...

See Realmont guide
 
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Albi

Albi

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial...

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Castres

Castres

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a...

See Castres guide
Lautrec

Lautrec

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and...

See Lautrec guide
Olargues

Olargues

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur...

See Olargues guide
Avene

Avene

at 44 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide
Peyre

Peyre

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Monesties guide
Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfranc

 
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Markets in and near Montfranc

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (31km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (40km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (41km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (42km)

More information about Montfranc, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montfranc, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (31km)
  • Grands Causses (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (35km)
  • Parc Rochegude (35km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (43km)
  • Mont Caroux (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfranc is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montfranc is 558 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfranc

Canton: Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12380

Distance to Montfranc

from Rodez (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 558 km

from Calais: 792 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 661 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Serre, Massals, Miolles, Pousthomy and Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance.

This page in French: Visiter Montfranc

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