Vaureilles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaureilles in Aveyron

Photo is of Peyrusse-le-Roc at 7 km from Vaureilles

Visit Vaureilles: highlights and tourist information

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Vaureilles 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 Vaureilles in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyrusse-le-Roc at 7 km and Chateau de Bournazel at 8 km.

Vaureilles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 8 km (direction east)

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

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

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

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at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Lot department

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

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

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets to explore...

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

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

See Faycelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Conques guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

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

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

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at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and it is...

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered houses in...

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Map of places to visit near Vaureilles


Markets in and near Vaureilles

  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (17km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (22km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Vaureilles, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vaureilles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (36km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (25km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (39km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (28km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (30km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (41km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (48km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Vaureilles is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Vaureilles is 490 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaureilles

Canton: Montbazens

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12220

Distance to Vaureilles

from Rodez (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 490 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Saint-Felix, Drulhe, Galgan, Lanuejouls, Lugan, Montbazens, Peyrusse-le-Roc, Privezac, Roussennac and Valzergues.

This page in French: Visiter Vaureilles