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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Valady in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bournazel at 10 km and Belcastel at 10 km.

Valady, France: places to visit and attractions

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 syle, in Aveyron...

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 combine to make...

See Belcastel guide


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

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of...

See Conques guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

See Conques Abbey guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rodez guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

Espeyrac is a small, picturesque village surrounded by chestnut forests...

See Espeyrac guide


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

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie is very...

See Vieillevie guide


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

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note, including the...

See Estaing guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

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 artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide
Le Fel

Le Fel

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Although small, the location of Le Fel and the pretty houses and views make...

See Le Fel guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Entraygues guide


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

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

See Cassaniouze guide


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

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide

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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