Montsales tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montsales in Aveyron

Visit Montsales: highlights and tourist information

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Montsales is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Montsales is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Faycelles at 9 km and Cajarc at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montsales, 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 Montsales in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Montsales

Markets in and near Montsales

  • Figeac: market Saturday (14km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (17km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (18km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (28km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Montsales, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montsales, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montsales.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (22km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (32km)
  • Chateau Montal (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (34km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (42km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (28km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (32km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montsales

Canton: Villeneuve

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12260

Distance to Montsales

from Rodez (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambeyrac, Balaguier-d'Olt, Foissac, Frontenac, La Capelle-Balaguier, Larroque-Toirac, Montbrun, Ols-et-Rinhodes, Saint-Pierre-Toirac and Saujac.

This page in French: Visiter Montsales