Viviez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viviez in Aveyron

Photo is of Peyrusse-le-Roc at 9 km from Viviez

Visit Viviez: highlights and tourist information

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Viviez 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 Viviez in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peyrusse-le-Roc at 9 km and Capdenac at 12 km.

Viviez, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction south-west)

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and also the...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but very picturesque...

See Capdenac guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 12 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle, in Aveyron...

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

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets to explore...

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of...

See Conques guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

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

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered houses in...

See Maurs guide


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

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and it is...

See Mourjou guide


at 18 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Faycelles guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie is very...

See Vieillevie guide


at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

See Cassaniouze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belcastel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

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at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

See Sénezergues guide

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Map of places to visit near Viviez


Markets in and near Viviez

  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (4km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (8km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (16km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (29km)

More information about Viviez, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Viviez, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (30km)
  • Chateau Montal (44km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (48km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (27km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (39km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (41km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Viviez is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Viviez is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viviez

Canton: Aubin

Arrondissement: Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12110

Distance to Viviez

from Rodez (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 712 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 616 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Almont-les-Junies, Asprieres, Aubin, Boisse-Penchot, Bouillac, Cransac, Cuzac, Decazeville, Flagnac, Galgan, Les Albres and Livinhac-le-Haut.

This page in French: Visiter Viviez