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

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.

Vieux is situated in the Tarn department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Vieux is 542 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Vieux

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

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)

Geography and distances

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