Najac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Najac in Aveyron

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

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.

Najac is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Najac is 516 kilometres from Paris).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Varen at 9 km and Parisot at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Najac, 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 Najac 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 Najac

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (46km)

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

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