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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron

Laguiole, is located at 1000m altitude on the plateau of Aubrac.

The municipality belongs to the department of Aveyron in the Midi-Pyrenees.

Its geographical location of positioned equidistant from regional cities such as Toulouse (Midi-Pyrenees), Montpellier (Languedoc-Roussillon), and Clermont-Ferrand (Auvergne).

Capital city of Canton, Laguiole is associated with common Cassuéjouls, Curières, Montpeyroux and Soulages-Bonneval.

Etymologically, Laguiole from "The Gleisola" church relief that dominates the city and that becomes the main church in the 16th century. The first syllable of "Laguiole" is that article before the name: the Guiol or Guiolle as seen even appear on the face of old clocks.

The pronunciation "LAYOLE" comes from the dialect of his ancestors.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.6835790 (N 44° 41’ 1”)
Longitude2.8456050 (E 2° 50’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 868m to 1342m
Surface area63.06 km²
Population1263 inhabitants
Density20 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRodez (34 mi, 56 min)
Insee code12119
IntercommunalityCC Aubrac, Carladez et Viadène
TerritoryMassif Central, Midi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Curières3 mi (9 min)
Soulages-Bonneval3.4 mi (9 min)
Montpeyroux4.6 mi (8 min)
Cassuéjouls6.1 mi (14 min)
Huparlac7.6 mi (16 min)
Le Cayrol8.6 mi (13 min)
Condom-d'Aubrac9.6 mi (23 min)
Saint-Symphorien-de-Thénières10.6 mi (23 min)
Saint-Urcize10.9 mi (24 min)
La Trinitat11.9 mi (21 min)
Recoules-d'Aubrac12.7 mi (28 min)
Le Nayrac12.7 mi (27 min)
Lieutadès13.1 mi (24 min)
Saint-Amans-des-Cots13.7 mi (27 min)
Argences en Aubrac13.9 mi (29 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
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Events and festivities


Village Laguiole (© OT Laguiole)
Village Laguiole (© OT Laguiole)
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Tuesday 22 january
Min. -6°C - Max. 0°C
Wednesday 23 january
Min. -4°C - Max. -1°C
Thursday 24 january
Min. -8°C - Max. -2°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoeing, kayaking or rafting in the Lot Valley
Sports sensations20 € Vieillevie (19.9 mi)
Canyoning in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations50 € Les Salelles (25 mi)
Maiden flight above the Cantal mountains
Sports sensations50 € to 350 € Coltines (28 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (34 mi)


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