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Saint-Igest tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peyrusse-le-Roc at 8 km from Saint-Igest

Visit Saint-Igest: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyrusse-le-Roc at 8 km and Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Igest, 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-Igest in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around...

See Faycelles guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place...

See Cajarc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Belcastel guide


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

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Parisot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most...

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its abbey and a s a...

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Igest


Markets in and near Saint-Igest

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (11km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (19km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (21km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (25km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Saint-Igest, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Igest, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (31km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (33km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (34km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (23km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (39km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (55km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Igest is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Saint-Igest is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Igest

Canton: Villeneuve

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12260

Distance to Saint-Igest

from Rodez (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brandonnet, Drulhe, Lanuejouls, Maleville, Saint-Remy, Salles-Courbaties and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Igest

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