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Pruines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Conques at 11 km from Pruines

Visit Pruines: highlights and tourist information

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Pruines is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Conques at 11 km and Estaing at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pruines, 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 Pruines in Occitanie.

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



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

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

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Estaing guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Entraygues guide


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

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

See Vieillevie guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belcastel guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rodez guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region...

See Mourjou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 29 km (direction west)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore,...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th...

See Marcoles guide


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

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

See Maurs guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pruines


Markets in and near Pruines

  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (14km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (21km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Pruines, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Pruines, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (12km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (18km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (47km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Pruines is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Pruines is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pruines

Canton: Marcillac-Vallon

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12320

Distance to Pruines

from Rodez (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 715 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 246 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mouret, Muret-le-Chateau, Nauviale, Saint-Felix-de-Lunel and Villecomtal.

This page in French: Visiter Pruines

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