Montlaur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montlaur in Aveyron

Photo is of Belmont-sur-Rance at 9 km from Montlaur

Visit Montlaur: highlights and tourist information

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Montlaur 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 Montlaur in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belmont-sur-Rance at 9 km and Brousse-le-Chateau at 21 km.

Montlaur, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peyre guide
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Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Lunas and area guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Millau guide


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

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

See Olargues guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


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

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of...

See Lodeve guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to...

See Roquebrun guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide

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Markets in and near Montlaur

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (37km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (39km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (44km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (48km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (53km)

More information about Montlaur, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montlaur, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (21km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (48km)

Geography and distances

Montlaur is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montlaur is 555 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montlaur

Canton: Belmont-sur-Rance

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12400

Distance to Montlaur

from Rodez (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 555 km

from Calais: 789 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

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

This page in French: Visiter Montlaur


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