Villefranche-d'Albigeois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefranche-d'Albigeois in Tarn

Photo is of Albi at 15 km from Villefranche-d'Albigeois

Visit Villefranche-d'Albigeois: highlights and tourist information

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Villefranche-d'Albigeois is situated in the Tarn 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 Villefranche-d'Albigeois in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Albi at 15 km and Albi cathedral at 16 km.

Villefranche-d'Albigeois, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Albi

Albi

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Realmont

Realmont

at 17 km (direction south-west)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout the Tarn...

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Brousse-le-Chateau

Brousse-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aveyron department

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

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Lautrec

Lautrec

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting historic buildings...

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Monesties

Monesties

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

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

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Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the...

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Castres

Castres

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre and an...

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Gaillac

Gaillac

at 35 km (direction west)

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

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Belmont-sur-Rance

Belmont-sur-Rance

at 35 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore, and to...

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Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

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

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Vieux

Vieux

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns...

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Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

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

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Markets in and near Villefranche-d'Albigeois

  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (11km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (22km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (35km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Villefranche-d'Albigeois, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villefranche-d'Albigeois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (15km)
  • Parc Rochegude (15km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (33km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (36km)
  • Jardin des Martels (47km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (49km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villefranche-d'Albigeois is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-d'Albigeois is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-d'Albigeois

Canton: Villefranche-d'Albigeois

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81430

Distance to Villefranche-d'Albigeois

from Albi (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefranche-d'Albigeois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambialet, Bellegarde, Courris, Marsal, Mouzieys-Teulet and Terre-Clapier.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-d'Albigeois