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Photo of Quins in Aveyron

Photo is of Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 5 km from Quins

Visit Quins: highlights and tourist information

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Quins is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 5 km and Belcastel at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quins, 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 Quins in Occitanie.

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

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide
Belcastel

Belcastel

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Belcastel guide
Rodez

Rodez

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rodez guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
 
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Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Monesties guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide
Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

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

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Albi

Albi

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Varen

Varen

at 39 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Quins

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Markets in and near Quins

  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (27km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (30km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Quins, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Quins, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (25km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (38km)
  • Parc Rochegude (38km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (38km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (28km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (38km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Quins is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Quins is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quins

Canton: Naucelle

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12800

Distance to Quins

from Rodez (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 748 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baraqueville, Boussac, Cabanes, Camboulazet, Camjac, Gramond, Naucelle and Sauveterre-de-Rouergue.

This page in French: Visiter Quins

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