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Valady tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valady in Aveyron

Photo is of Chateau de Bournazel at 10 km from Valady

Visit Valady: highlights and tourist information

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Valady is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 10 km and Belcastel at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Valady, 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 Valady in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its abbey and a s a...

See Conques guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral,...

See Rodez guide


at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments...

See Estaing guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The highlight in Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is surely the medieval houses...

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


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

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

See Mourjou guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valady


Markets in and near Valady

  • Firmi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (24km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (28km)

More information about Valady, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Valady, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (7km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (53km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (12km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (23km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (41km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Valady is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Valady is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valady

Canton: Marcillac-Vallon

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12330

Distance to Valady

from Rodez (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balsac, Clairvaux-d'Aveyron, Goutrens, Marcillac-Vallon and Saint-Christophe-Vallon.

This page in French: Visiter Valady

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