Vailhourles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vailhourles in Aveyron

Photo is of Parisot at 6 km from Vailhourles

Visit Vailhourles: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book hotels, car hire, flights

Vailhourles 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 Vailhourles in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parisot at 6 km and Chateau de Najac at 11 km.

Vailhourles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so visit when...

See Parisot guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Najac guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional local town...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the interesting sights you...

See Caylus guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide


at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Espinas guide


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

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

See Varen guide


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

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

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cajarc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its riverside setting...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


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

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

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

See Faycelles guide

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

Arrange a visit to Vailhourles

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Vailhourles best prices

See Vailhourles hotels

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Vailhourles


Markets in and near Vailhourles

  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (11km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (15km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (21km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (27km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (27km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (35km)

More information about Vailhourles, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vailhourles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (11km)
  • Assier Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (13km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (27km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (40km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (46km)
  • Parc Rochegude (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (25km)

Geography and distances

Vailhourles is in the southern-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Vailhourles is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vailhourles

Canton: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12200

Distance to Vailhourles

from Rodez (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 739 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castanet, La Rouquette, Laramiere, Parisot and Puylagarde.

This page in French: Visiter Vailhourles