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Rodez tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rodez: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and then choose between museums or shopping!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Rodez. For detailed visitor information see the Rodez travel guide.

Rodez is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Aveyron department (general information: Rodez is 501 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Estaing at 24 km and Espalion at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Rodez, 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 Rodez 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 Rodez

Markets in and near Rodez

Market days in Rodez: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (24km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Rodez, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rodez, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (9km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (18km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rodez

Canton: Rodez

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12000

Distance to Rodez

from Rodez (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 501 km

from Calais: 736 km

from Nice: 382 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Druelle, Le Monastere, Luc, Olemps, Onet-le-Chateau, Sainte-Radegonde and Sebazac-Concoures.

This page in French: Visiter Rodez

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