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Montjaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peyre at 8 km from Montjaux

Visit Montjaux: highlights and tourist information

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Montjaux is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 8 km and Millau bridge at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montjaux, 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 Montjaux in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 14 km (direction east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth a...

See Millau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

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

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

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

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

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

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rodez guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


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

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

See Avene guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montjaux


Markets in and near Montjaux

  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (28km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (46km)

More information about Montjaux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montjaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (26km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (39km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (43km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (45km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (43km)
  • La Canourgue (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Montjaux is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montjaux is 530 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montjaux

Canton: Saint-Beauzély

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12490

Distance to Montjaux

from Rodez (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 530 km

from Calais: 765 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castelnau-Pegayrols, Compregnac, Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu and Viala-du-Tarn.

This page in French: Visiter Montjaux

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