living stories simple and unique

Immerse yourself in the history of our beautiful stones, feel the sensation of water, light, air. Live stories without capital letters, simple and unique adventures...
Let's share natural stories!

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Marché de Villefranche de Rouergue


History lovers? Take a leap into the past of the bastide, founded in 1252 by Alphonse de Poitiers, Count of Toulouse and brother of Louis IX. Treat yourself to a pleasant stroll through time, from arcades to mansions. Epicurean friends, take a trip to the market to stock up on local specialties!
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An unmissable stop on the Way to Santiago de Compostela, this small town full of character is a real treasure of medieval architecture. Stroll through the alleys and cross the eras of this town where each stone is a witness to the proud Occitan history.
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Profiled on its rocky ridge, the village, first a castral village then a royal bastide, unfolds in length to blend in better with the surrounding forests. Within its walls, this Most Beautiful Village in France retains all the poetry and charm of the Middle Ages. Take to the skies by climbing to the top of the dungeon of its fortress!
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enrich yourself with experiences warm and authentic

Get inspired by our stories of experiences and live warm and authentic moments. Venture into the heart of untamed nature, immerse yourself in the history of remarkable monuments, share the lives of local people...

Plunge into the heart of the Sixties at the Galerie Jean-Marie Périer


At the Villefranche de Rouergue market


On a walk on the heights of the Lot valley


Fishing activities for children


Visit to the alpaca farm


We discovered the dolmens of Foissac!


A cure of duck therapy, what do you think?


Paragliding flight over the heights of the Lot valley


The Aveyron river by canoe!


Weekend between bastides and Aveyron gorges on the way to Compostela


Villefranche, seen from the sky


Bastides and Aveyron gorges by bike! 




Festival in Bastides

Every summer, the Festival en Bastides showcases street arts in Villefranche, Najac, Villeneuve, La Bastide l'Evêque, Rieupeyroux and Sauveterre de Rouergue. Let yourself be surprised! A festival, bastides Now an unmissable event in the cultural landscape of Aveyron, the Festival en Bastides will illuminate, again this summer, the squares, alleys and gardens of the bastides...

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Friday 12 . 04
From 8€ / adult

12 April 2024

Sensory tour of Villeneuve-d’Aveyron

Sunday 14 . 04

14 April 2024

Wild edible plant walk in Villeneuve with Jean-Charles Teulier

Monday 15 . 04
From 5.5€ / adult

15 April 2024

Guided tour of the Saint-Sauveur Chartreuse

Our tips at the moment

News, events, activities at low prices, stays... Don't miss our current good deals around Villeneuve, Villefranche and Najac.
Couple en balade à Najac
-14% at 7 sites
On vacation in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron? Are you planning to visit the Saint-Sauveur Chartreuse, the Najac fortress, the prehistoric cave of Foissac or the Beaulieu abbey? Grab your ticket for these must-see attractions in the area and benefit from discount offers at seven other sites in the area. Learn more
Petit cloître de la chartreuse Saint-Sauveur
11,50€ 9€ 2 websites
Are you traveling by liO Train in Occitanie? Benefit from a reduction to visit two must-see monuments in Villefranche-de-Rouergue on presentation of your ticket. Free visit of the Monastery of the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur: 5,50€ (instead of 7€) Free visit of the Chapel of the Black Penitents: 4€ (instead of 5€) No discount will be…