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Sainte-Croix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Croix in Aveyron

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 10 km from Sainte-Croix

Visit Sainte-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 10 km and Cajarc at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Croix, 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 Sainte-Croix in Occitanie.

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

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cajarc guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

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

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

See Faycelles guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
 
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Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide
Parisot

Parisot

at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Parisot guide
Figeac

Figeac

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

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

See Figeac guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Caylus

Caylus

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

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one...

See Caylus guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Cabrerets

Cabrerets

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river best...

See Cabrerets guide
Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Croix

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Markets in and near Sainte-Croix

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (10km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (16km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Sainte-Croix, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (26km)
  • Assier Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (27km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (40km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (42km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (21km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Croix is in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix is 493 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix

Canton: Villeneuve

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12260

Distance to Sainte-Croix

from Rodez (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 725 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Capelle-Balaguier, Martiel, Ols-et-Rinhodes, Saint-Remy, Toulonjac and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix

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