Najac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Najac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and ridgetop position mean you also have lovely views

Najac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Najac. For detailed visitor information see the Najac travel guide.

Attractions in Najac

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in Aveyron: Chateau de Najac

Tourist classifications for Najac include "town of art and history" and "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Najac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Verfeil-sur-Seye at 9 km and Varen at 9 km.

Najac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle less than one km (direction west-south-west)

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in Aveyron...

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre with a market hall...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 9 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside views...

See Varen guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so visit when...

See Parisot guide


at 12 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de Cas with its...

See Espinas guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional local town...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 17 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the interesting sights you...

See Caylus guide


at 17 km (direction south), in the Tarn department

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with a great...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Tarn department

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect in such...

See Monesties guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val is one of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn department

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns...

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn department

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views from its...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make Bruniquel a...

See Bruniquel guide

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

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Markets in and near Najac

Market days in Najac: seasonal market: Sunday;

  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (15km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (19km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (24km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (26km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (29km)

More information about Najac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Najac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (10km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (9km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (17km)
  • Parc Rochegude (35km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (35km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (49km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (3km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (29km)

Geography and distances

Najac is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Najac is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Najac

Canton: Najac

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12270

Distance to Najac

from Rodez (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 748 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castanet, La Fouillade, Monteils and Saint-Andre-de-Najac.

This page in French: Visiter Najac