Viala-du-Tarn tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viala-du-Tarn in Aveyron

Photo is of Peyre at 10 km from Viala-du-Tarn

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Viala-du-Tarn 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 Viala-du-Tarn in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyre at 10 km and Millau bridge at 12 km.

Viala-du-Tarn, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 30 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
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

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

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at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 39 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
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rodez guide
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make it one...

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Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Lozere department

The Loups de Gevaudan park is a chance to see wolves living in semi-liberty...

See Les loups du Gevaudan guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 41 km (direction 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

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Markets in and near Viala-du-Tarn

  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (32km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (45km)

More information about Viala-du-Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Viala-du-Tarn, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (28km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (42km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (46km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (42km)
  • La Canourgue (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Viala-du-Tarn is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Viala-du-Tarn is 534 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viala-du-Tarn

Canton: Saint-Beauzély

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12490

Distance to Viala-du-Tarn

from Rodez (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 534 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Viala-du-Tarn from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montjaux, Saint-Rome-de-Tarn and Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu.

This page in French: Visiter Viala-du-Tarn