Discover the Aveyron county

Tourism and activities

10 to 20 minute drive :

  • The Roquefort cheese cellars, tour of the cellars and packaging workshops, tasting, hiking trail « Les échelles » in Roquefort
  • Medieval and templar villages : Saint-Jean d’Alcas, Le Viala du Pas de Jaux, Sainte-Eulalie de Cernon, La Cavalerie
  • Geological circus of Tournemire,
  • Botanical area « Hippolyte Costes »
  • Saint-Affrique, Every Saturday morning and some summer Thursdays country farmers markets (fruits, vegetables, meet, cheese, « aligot », bread, pastries, jams, honey, local crafts,…
  • Pastoralia to learn all about sheep
  • For nature and botany lovers, observation of many species of rare flowers, orchids, « cheveux d’ange »,…in the « Vallée de la Sorgues » and on the various Causses
  • The Raspes du Tarn (Natura2000 area),fishing, swimming, canoeing, boat trips, little train,…
  • Hiking trail GR71 « Templar path »
  • Many hiking trails and mountain bike circuits (maps available on demand)

30 to 45 minute drive :

  • Millau et on célèbre « Viaduc de Millau » Great Site Midi Pyrenees, City of art and History and capital of outdoor and extreme activities, Museum of Millau, (gloves, Gallo-Roman, prehistory), historic old town with craftsmen, weekly market all year on Wednesday morning and Friday morning and night market on Monday evenings in summer.
  • The « Plus beaux villages de France », Peyre, troglodyte village along the Tarn river with an impressive view of the Millau viaduct and also, Brousse-le-château and La Couvertoirade.
  • Nature leisure park of Montpellier-le-Vieux
  • The Bateliers du Viaduc : boat trip on the Tarn under the Millau viaduct
  • Sylvanès Abbey, Great Site Midi Pyrenees an dits International Sacred Music Festival
  • Montaigut Castel
  • Little zoo « Theil » on the Larzac
  • Lakes of Levezou mountains : swimming, water activities
  • Extreme sports, paragliding, bungee jumping, caving, climbing
  • In Saint-Léon Micropolis », the city of insects

And also :

  • Soulages Museum 1 hour away
  • The Gorges du Tarn and beautiful village of Sainte-Enimie, many outdoor activities, kayak, canoeing, rafting, climbing, caving,… 1 hour away
  • Gorges de la Jonte : water activities, vultures observatory and museum,… 1 hour away
  • Caves : Dargilan, Aven Armand,…
  • The Aubrac, Laguiole and its famous knife factory, Bras *** restaurant, sky resorts,… 1.5 hour away
  • North Aveyron with its most beautiful villages of France : Conques, Estaing, Bozouls, Saint-Côme d’Olt, Sainte-Eulalie d’Olt,…
  • Albi, Unesco World Heritage, 1 hour away
  • Montpellier city and the Mediterranean sea 1.5 hour away
  • At Saint-Léon « Micropolis », the city of insects

Activities for children :

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