Sauveterre-de-Rouergue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauveterre-de-Rouergue in Aveyron

Visit Sauveterre-de-Rouergue: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses and arcades in the central square

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sauveterre-de-Rouergue. For detailed visitor information see the Sauveterre-de-Rouergue travel guide.

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Sauveterre-de-Rouergue include "town of art and history" and "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Monesties at 24 km and Rodez at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, 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 Sauveterre-de-Rouergue 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 Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Markets in and near Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (23km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (27km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (32km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sauveterre-de-Rouergue.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (28km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (34km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (35km)
  • Parc Rochegude (35km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (25km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (31km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (42km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Canton: Baraqueville-Sauveterre

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 12800

Distance to Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

from Rodez (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 749 km

from Nice: 400 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sauveterre-de-Rouergue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabanes, Camjac, Castelmary, Gramond, Naucelle, Pradinas and Quins.

This page in French: Visiter Sauveterre-de-Rouergue