Vimenet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vimenet in Aveyron

Photo is of Sainte-Eulalie-d\'Olt at 7 km from Vimenet

Visit Vimenet: highlights and tourist information

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Vimenet 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 Vimenet in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Eulalie-d\'Olt at 7 km and Severac-le-Chateau at 14 km.

Vimenet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 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


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Severac-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-west)

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is listed among...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the river and...

See Espalion guide
Les loups du Gevaudan

Les loups du Gevaudan

at 19 km (direction 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
Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn

Scenery at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

The cliffs and deep wooded slopes of the Gorges du Tarn make it one...

See Gorges du Tarn guide


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

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note, including the...

See Estaing guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Rodez guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the famous knives...

See Laguiole guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to discover...

See Marvejols guide
Gorges de la Jonte

Gorges de la Jonte

Scenery at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

Less dramatic and less well known than the Gorges du Tarn north of here,...

See Gorges de la Jonte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre is listed among the most...

See Peyre guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Millau bridge guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Millau guide

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Map of places to visit near Vimenet


Markets in and near Vimenet

  • Laissac: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Severac-le-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (19km)
  • Salles-Curan: market Saturday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Arvieu: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (36km)
  • Sainte-Enimie: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Villefranche-de-Panat: market Sunday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Vimenet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vimenet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (18km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (28km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (30km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (39km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (40km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Vimenet is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Vimenet is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vimenet

Canton: Laissac

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12310

Distance to Vimenet

from Rodez (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 733 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buzeins, Coussergues, Cruejouls, Gaillac-d'Aveyron, Pierrefiche and Saint-Martin-de-Lenne.

This page in French: Visiter Vimenet