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Sanvensa tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sanvensa in Aveyron

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 7 km from Sanvensa

Visit Sanvensa: highlights and tourist information

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Sanvensa is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 7 km and Najac at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sanvensa, 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 Sanvensa in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Parisot guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice...

See Varen guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de...

See Espinas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Caylus guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn department

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would...

See Monesties guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


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

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


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

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

See Cajarc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sanvensa


Markets in and near Sanvensa

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (7km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (25km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (28km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (28km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Sanvensa, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sanvensa, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (18km)
  • Assier Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (18km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (26km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (40km)
  • Parc Rochegude (41km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (7km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (36km)

Geography and distances

Sanvensa is in the southern-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sanvensa is 508 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sanvensa

Canton: Najac

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12200

Distance to Sanvensa

from Rodez (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 508 km

from Calais: 740 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sanvensa from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Monteils, Morlhon-le-Haut and Saint-Salvadou.

This page in French: Visiter Sanvensa

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