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Montpeyroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montpeyroux in Aveyron

Photo is of Laguiole at 6 km from Montpeyroux

Visit Montpeyroux: highlights and tourist information

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Montpeyroux is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laguiole at 6 km and Espalion at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montpeyroux, 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 Montpeyroux in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known...

See Laguiole guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of...

See Estaing guide


at 19 km (direction west)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


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

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Conques guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around...

See Rodez guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 39 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montpeyroux


Markets in and near Montpeyroux

  • Espalion: market Friday (14km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (19km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (19km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (28km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Montpeyroux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montpeyroux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (20km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (21km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (29km)
  • Gorges du Tarn (56km)
  • Mont Mouchet (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Montpeyroux is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montpeyroux is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montpeyroux

Canton: Laguiole

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12210

Distance to Montpeyroux

from Rodez (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Condom-d'Aubrac, Curieres, Laguiole, Le Cayrol and Soulages-Bonneval.

This page in French: Visiter Montpeyroux

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