Sainte-Croix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix is 493 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Croix

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

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)

Geography and distances

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