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Peyrusse-le-Roc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Peyrusse-le-Roc: highlights and tourist information

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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 13 km and Figeac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peyrusse-le-Roc, 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 Peyrusse-le-Roc in Occitanie.

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



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...

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


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


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


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


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

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

See Belcastel guide


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

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage...

See Conques guide


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

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide


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

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

See Cajarc guide


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


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


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

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

See Vieillevie guide


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

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


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

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

Map of places to visit near Peyrusse-le-Roc


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)

More information about Peyrusse-le-Roc, Midi-Pyrenees

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)

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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