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Villeneuve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve in Aveyron

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 10 km from Villeneuve

Visit Villeneuve: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Rouergue at 10 km and Peyrusse-le-Roc at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve, 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 Villeneuve in Occitanie.

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

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 10 km (direction south)

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place...

See Cajarc guide
 
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Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is...

See Capdenac guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic...

See Figeac guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 21 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Parisot

Parisot

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

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque...

See Parisot guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and ridgetop...

See Najac guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Najac guide
Belcastel

Belcastel

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the...

See Belcastel guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most...

See Cardaillac guide
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve

 
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Markets in and near Villeneuve

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (10km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (19km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (21km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Villeneuve, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (29km)
  • Assier Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Quercy (30km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (38km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (22km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (40km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve

Canton: Villeneuve

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12260

Distance to Villeneuve

from Rodez (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Maleville, Ols-et-Rinhodes, Saint-Igest, Saint-Remy, Sainte-Croix and Salles-Courbaties.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve

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