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Padies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Padies: highlights and tourist information

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Padies is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 20 km and Monesties at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Padies, 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 Padies in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you...

See Monesties guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to...

See Realmont guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle...

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the castle combine...

See Belcastel guide


at 40 km (direction west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of...

See Vieux guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide

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

Map of places to visit near Padies


Markets in and near Padies

  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (16km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (16km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (32km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Padies, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Padies, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Rochegude (21km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (21km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (33km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (42km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (36km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Padies is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Padies is 535 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Padies

Canton: Valence-d'Albigeois

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81340

Distance to Padies

from Albi (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 535 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andouque, Crespin, Lacapelle-Pinet, Ledas-et-Penthies, Montauriol, Moulares, Saint-Julien-Gaulene, Saint-Michel-Labadie, Treban and Valence-d'Albigeois.

This page in French: Visiter Padies

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