Vabres-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vabres-l'Abbaye in Aveyron

Photo is of Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km from Vabres-l'Abbaye

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Vabres-l'Abbaye is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vabres-l'Abbaye in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belmont-sur-Rance at 15 km and Brousse-le-Chateau at 18 km.

Vabres-l'Abbaye, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore, and to...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Brousse-le-Chateau is an idyllic little village of steep cobbled streets on the banks of...

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed among the most...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 22 km (direction north-east)

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by Norman Foster,...

See Millau bridge guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town, well worth a visit when...

See Millau guide


at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Herault department

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets of the old...

See Avene guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of Mountains and Springs'...

See Lunas and area guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges de la Dourbie, is well...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one of the...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north of here,...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur river that...

See Olargues guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of your visit...

See Lodeve guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

The highlights here in Severac-le-Chateau include the castle and the ancient vaulted passages in...

See Severac-le-Chateau guide

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Markets in and near Vabres-l'Abbaye

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (44km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (45km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (46km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (49km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Vabres-l'Abbaye, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Valle du Salagou (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (15km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (43km)

Geography and distances

Vabres-l'Abbaye is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Vabres-l'Abbaye is 547 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vabres-l'Abbaye

Canton: Saint-Affrique

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12400

Distance to Vabres-l'Abbaye

from Rodez (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 547 km

from Calais: 782 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vabres-l'Abbaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Affrique.

This page in French: Visiter Vabres-l'Abbaye