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Souel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cordes-sur-Ciel at 4 km from Souel

Visit Souel: highlights and tourist information

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Souel is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cordes-sur-Ciel at 4 km and Vieux at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Souel, 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 Souel in Occitanie.

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



at 4 km (direction )

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important...

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Monesties guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a...

See Gaillac guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area...

See Albi cathedral guide


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

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

See Albi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of...

See Puycelsi guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 21 km (direction west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


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

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val is...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Najac guide


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

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

See Espinas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Souel


Markets in and near Souel

  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (4km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (15km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (16km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (21km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (22km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (23km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (30km)

Hotels near Souel

More information about Souel, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Souel, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (19km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Paradis (4km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (19km)
  • Parc Rochegude (19km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (19km)
  • Jardin des Martels (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (35km)

Geography and distances

Souel is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Souel is 538 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Souel

Canton: Cordes-sur-Ciel

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81170

Distance to Souel

from Albi (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 538 km

from Calais: 770 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 674 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amarens, Andillac, Cahuzac-sur-Vere, Cestayrols, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Donnazac, Frausseilles, Labarthe-Bleys, Les Cabannes, Livers-Cazelles, Loubers, Milhavet, Noailles, Saint-Marcel-Campes, Villeneuve-sur-Vere and Vindrac-Alayrac.

This page in French: Visiter Souel

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