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Saint-Affrique tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peyre at 17 km from Saint-Affrique

Visit Saint-Affrique: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Affrique is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 17 km and Millau bridge at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Affrique, 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 Saint-Affrique in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 18 km (direction north-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed...

See Millau bridge guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town,...

See Millau guide


at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets...

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of...

See Lunas and area guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of...

See Lodeve guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background...

See Olargues guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Affrique


Markets in and near Saint-Affrique

Market days in Saint-Affrique: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (43km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (43km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (44km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (50km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (51km)

More information about Saint-Affrique, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Affrique, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (11km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Affrique is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Saint-Affrique is 546 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Affrique

Canton: Saint-Affrique

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12400

Distance to Saint-Affrique

from Rodez (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 546 km

from Calais: 781 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Affrique from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Vabres-l'Abbaye.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Affrique

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