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Roussennac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roussennac in Aveyron

Photo is of Chateau de Bournazel at 4 km from Roussennac

Visit Roussennac: highlights and tourist information

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Roussennac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 4 km and Belcastel at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Roussennac, 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 Roussennac in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


at 10 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 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 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 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


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 24 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 25 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rodez guide


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

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Roussennac


Markets in and near Roussennac

  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (11km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (21km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (25km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)

Hotels near Roussennac

More information about Roussennac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Roussennac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (39km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (21km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (42km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (31km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (37km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (51km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (60km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Roussennac is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Roussennac is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roussennac

Canton: Montbazens

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12220

Distance to Roussennac

from Rodez (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Saint-Felix, Auzits, Bournazel, Galgan, Lugan, Montbazens, Privezac, Rignac, Valzergues and Vaureilles.

This page in French: Visiter Roussennac

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