Villefranche-de-Panat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefranche-de-Panat in Aveyron

Photo is of Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km from Villefranche-de-Panat

Visit Villefranche-de-Panat: highlights and tourist information

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Villefranche-de-Panat 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 Villefranche-de-Panat in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brousse-le-Chateau at 12 km and Peyre at 24 km.

Villefranche-de-Panat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brousse-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 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 25 km (direction east)

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

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at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Millau guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rodez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Rouergue guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 42 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
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 44 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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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of scenic highlights...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 48 km (direction east-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


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Albi guide

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Markets in and near Villefranche-de-Panat

Market days in Villefranche-de-Panat: seasonal market: Sunday;

  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Villefranche-de-Panat, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villefranche-de-Panat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (42km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (48km)
  • Parc Rochegude (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (40km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (42km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Villefranche-de-Panat is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-de-Panat is 531 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-de-Panat

Canton: Salles-Curan

Arrondissement: Millau

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12430

Distance to Villefranche-de-Panat

from Rodez (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 531 km

from Calais: 766 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefranche-de-Panat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alrance, Le Truel and Lestrade-et-Thouels.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-de-Panat