Peyrusse-le-Roc tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and also the chance to walk through the remains of the more ancient village

Peyrusse-le-Roc 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 Peyrusse-le-Roc. For detailed visitor information see the Peyrusse-le-Roc travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 13 km and Figeac at 14 km.

Peyrusse-le-Roc, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

at 14 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide
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Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Belcastel

Belcastel

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Conques

Conques

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

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Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 24 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit...

See Cajarc guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide
Vieillevie

Vieillevie

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

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Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Najac guide

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Markets in and near Peyrusse-le-Roc

  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (15km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (18km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (24km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Peyrusse-le-Roc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (29km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (39km)
  • Chateau Montal (46km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (30km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (35km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (41km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Peyrusse-le-Roc is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Peyrusse-le-Roc is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrusse-le-Roc

Canton: Montbazens

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12220

Distance to Peyrusse-le-Roc

from Rodez (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 218 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Peyrusse-le-Roc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asprieres, Drulhe, Galgan, Les Albres, Naussac, Salles-Courbaties and Vaureilles.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrusse-le-Roc

 
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