Tourism in south Aveyron
In the heart of Grands Causses natural regional park, a stay or escape in the hotel-restaurant "Le Pont-Neuf" let you discover many famous places and also great unknown sites.
We are at your disposal to give you advices and talk about the actors of local tourism. We have a rich region of craftmen, producer, merchants, who will welcome you and talk about their passions.
Activities with your family, for kids, typical or not, Aveyron will enjoy you by differents ways. A great natural destination for outdoors sports : canoës, bikes, "vélorail", horseriding, and many others…
Walk from Saint-Affrique will seduce you, green path going to "Saint Jean d’Alcapiès" village, Tiergues walk and his marvellous Caylus roc, the city tour who's illuminate for Christmas time !
From museums as puppet space, and Memory House, the cultural lovers will be happy, also with the less classical sites as "M.Debru" creations in Costes-Gozon area.
Roquefort caves a few kilometers away are waiting you. Visites and tasting are available for most of them, and free for some of them too. Ask for more informations. But already we recommand you the caves of "Le Vieux Berger" our main provider.
From the traditionnal passage on or around the Viaduc, to the little touristic roads passing through the most beautiful villages of France (les plus beaux villages de France) like Peyre,
We are a few kilometers from Millau, gloves capital city and many craftmen purpose you to discover their universe in their fabrics as Larzac Boul’vard, specialist of cutlery with their own brand « Le Couteau du Larzac » ; the Causse Gantier, specialist of gloves, they both purposed free visit.
Continue to follow the roads to discover the Sorgues valley, where an other fantastic fabric welcome you, the "Sac du Berger". In Aveyron, there is a lot of medieval castle, and in this valleyr you can visit one of them "le château de Latour-sur-Sorgues".
Enjoy the typical architecture of south Aveyron, "jasses", "lavognes", landscapes, templar city, and the field full of sheep and Aubrac cows.
Funny activity is waiting you, discover "le vélorail du Larzac", or visit Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon or the Viala-du-Pas-de-Jaux, two great commanderies! Many reasons to choose l’Aveyron !
Magical places, sometimes unknown will astonished you, as the orthodox russian church of Sylvanès, near the famous l'Abbaye, known for his festival of world and sacred music during summer time.
In all seasons, Aveyron will seduce you by the wonderful landscapes, as the incredible "Rougier de Camarès".
Muse and Raspes valley
A few kilometers from Saint-Affrique comes to light the shores of Tarn valley. Perfect place to have fresh air during summer, enjoying canoë on the Tarn or simples swimming bath in the river.
The open air restaurant Saint-Rome Plage is one of the best place aournd in the little village of Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, meals by the river, watching bathing, boats rental : canoës and pedalos.
We also advise you to see the excellent website of Caracolons ensemble many ideas of touristic tours and good place to be, for free.