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Sonnac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Capdenac at 5 km from Sonnac

Visit Sonnac: highlights and tourist information

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Sonnac is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Capdenac at 5 km and Peyrusse-le-Roc at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sonnac, 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 Sonnac in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 10 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Faycelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Maurs guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cajarc guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Conques guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


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

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


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

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

See Belcastel guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sonnac


Markets in and near Sonnac

  • Figeac: market Saturday (9km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (16km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (19km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (23km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (32km)

More information about Sonnac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sonnac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (23km)
  • Chateau Montal (40km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (43km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (34km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (35km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (39km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (48km)

Geography and distances

Sonnac is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Sonnac is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sonnac

Canton: Capdenac-Gare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12700

Distance to Sonnac

from Rodez (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 712 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asprieres, Bouillac, Capdenac, Capdenac-Gare, Causse-et-Diege, Cuzac, Galgan, Lentillac-Saint-Blaise, Les Albres, Lunan and Naussac.

This page in French: Visiter Sonnac

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