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Palmas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Palmas in Aveyron

Photo is of Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt at 11 km from Palmas

Visit Palmas: highlights and tourist information

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Palmas is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt at 11 km and Saint-Come-d'Olt at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Palmas, 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 Palmas in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Espalion guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Estaing guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 26 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Laguiole guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 33 km (direction east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge...

See Millau bridge guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth...

See Millau guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 39 km (direction north-west)

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of...

See Le Don du Fel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Palmas


Markets in and near Palmas

  • Laissac: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (15km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (35km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Palmas, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Palmas, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (13km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (21km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (33km)
  • Gorges du Tarn (43km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (43km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Palmas is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Palmas is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Palmas

Canton: Laissac

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12310

Distance to Palmas

from Rodez (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bertholene, Coussergues, Cruejouls, Laissac and Severac-l'Eglise.

This page in French: Visiter Palmas

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