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Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies in Aveyron

Photo is of Millau bridge at 16 km from Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies

Visit Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Millau bridge at 16 km and Peyre at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies, 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-Jean-d'Alcapies in Occitanie.

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

Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peyre guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Millau guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore,...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

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

See Lunas and area guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

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

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


at 37 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 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south), in the Herault department

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

See Olargues guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The small rivers that meet in the centre of...

See Meyrueis guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (40km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (42km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (55km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (57km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Cirque de Navacelles (43km)
  • Valle du Salagou (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (9km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (28km)
  • Mont Caroux (38km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (39km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (43km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (44km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (48km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (48km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (51km)
  • Gorges du Tarn (52km)
  • Céressou (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies is in the southern-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies is 548 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies

Canton: Saint-Affrique

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12250

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies

from Rodez (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 548 km

from Calais: 783 km

from Nice: 345 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bastide-Pradines, Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, Saint-Jean-et-Saint-Paul and Tournemire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-d'Alcapies

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