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Saint-Santin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maurs at 7 km from Saint-Santin

Visit Saint-Santin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maurs at 7 km and Mourjou at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Santin, 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-Santin in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Maurs guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Conques guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 16 km (direction east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century...

See Marcoles guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Faycelles guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 28 km (direction east)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights...

See Entraygues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Santin


Markets in and near Saint-Santin

  • Maurs: market Thursday (7km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (14km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (16km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (27km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Saint-Santin, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Santin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (27km)
  • Chateau Montal (37km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (37km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (38km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (44km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Santin is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Saint-Santin is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Santin

Canton: Decazeville

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12300

Distance to Saint-Santin

from Rodez (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Almont-les-Junies, Bagnac-sur-Cele, Flagnac, Fournoules, Le Trioulou, Montmurat, Montredon, Saint-Constant and Saint-Santin-de-Maurs.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Santin

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