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Rieupeyroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rieupeyroux in Aveyron

Photo is of Sauveterre-de-Rouergue at 11 km from Rieupeyroux

Visit Rieupeyroux: highlights and tourist information

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Rieupeyroux is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

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!



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Rodez guide


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

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

See Monesties guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very...

See Parisot guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the...

See Espinas guide

... 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

What to do at Rieupeyroux? 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

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)
  • Parc Rochegude (43km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (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

Rieupeyroux is in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Rieupeyroux is 506 kilometres from Paris).

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

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