Rignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rignac in Aveyron

Photo is of Belcastel at 4 km from Rignac

Visit Rignac: highlights and tourist information

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Rignac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rignac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belcastel at 4 km and Chateau de Bournazel at 6 km.

Rignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide
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at 21 km (direction west-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 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


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

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


at 30 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 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


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

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

See Najac guide

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Map of places to visit near Rignac


Markets in and near Rignac

  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (15km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (21km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Rignac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (41km)
  • Assier Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (18km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (41km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (23km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (35km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Rignac is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Rignac is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rignac

Canton: Rignac

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12390

Distance to Rignac

from Rodez (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 728 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Saint-Felix, Belcastel, Bournazel, Mayran, Previnquieres and Roussennac.

This page in French: Visiter Rignac


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