Rieupeyroux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rieupeyroux: highlights and tourist information

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Rieupeyroux is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Rieupeyroux is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 11 km and Belcastel at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rieupeyroux, 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 Rieupeyroux in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Rieupeyroux

Markets in and near Rieupeyroux

Market days in Rieupeyroux: seasonal market: Sunday;

  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (17km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)

More information about Rieupeyroux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rieupeyroux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rieupeyroux.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (32km)
  • Assier Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (26km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (32km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (35km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (43km)
  • Parc Rochegude (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (20km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (30km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieupeyroux

Canton: Rieupeyroux

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12240

Distance to Rieupeyroux

from Rodez (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 739 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 231 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castanet and La Capelle-Bleys.

This page in French: Visiter Rieupeyroux