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Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns in the region

Vieux is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Vieux. For detailed visitor information see the Vieux travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gaillac at 10 km and Cordes-sur-Ciel at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vieux, 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 Vieux in Occitanie.

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

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide
Gaillac

Gaillac

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a...

See Gaillac guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Puycelsi

Puycelsi

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in...

See Puycelsi guide
 
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Lisle-sur-Tarn

Lisle-sur-Tarn

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the...

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide
Bruniquel

Bruniquel

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

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine...

See Bruniquel guide
Varen

Varen

at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and...

See Varen guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would...

See Monesties guide
Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide
Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area...

See Albi cathedral guide
Espinas

Espinas

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the Chateau de...

See Espinas guide
Albi

Albi

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

See Albi guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Chateau de Najac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vieux

 
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Markets in and near Vieux

  • Gaillac: market Friday (10km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (10km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (20km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (22km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (24km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Vieux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vieux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Paradis (10km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (22km)
  • Parc Rochegude (23km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (23km)
  • Jardin des Martels (27km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (52km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (55km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vieux is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Vieux is 542 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieux

Canton: Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81140

Distance to Vieux

from Albi (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 542 km

from Calais: 774 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alos, Amarens, Andillac, Broze, Cahuzac-sur-Vere, Campagnac, Castelnau-de-Montmiral, Donnazac, Frausseilles, Itzac, Le Verdier, Loubers, Montels, Saint-Beauzile and Sainte-Cecile-du-Cayrou.

This page in French: Visiter Vieux

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