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...
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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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Villeneuve

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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Najac

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...

At the Villefranche de Rouergue market

A day at the Festival in Bastides

Night visit of the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur

Tonight we visit Villeneuve by torchlight!

Visit of the chapel of the Pénitents Noirs with the family

We discovered the dolmens of Foissac!

The Aveyron river by canoe!

On a walk on the heights of the Lot valley

A summer evening in Aveyron

Bastides and Aveyron gorges by bike! 

At the Villefranche de Rouergue market

On a walk on the heights of the Lot valley

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The 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...

Dates
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Tuesday 28 . 06
From €7

28 June 2022

Guided tour of Villefranche de Rouergue: Daily life in the Middle Ages

Wednesday 29 . 06

29 June 2022

Cinema at La Fouillade

Wednesday 29 . 06
From €7

29 June 2022

Guided tour of the village of Najac: An exceptional defensive site

Our tips at the moment

News, events, activities at low prices, stays... Don't miss our current good deals around Villeneuve, Villefranche and Najac.
Explore our monuments with the Multisite Pass
€45 €39.5 8 websites
On holiday in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron? Are you planning to visit the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur, the fortress of Najac or the prehistoric cave of Foissac? Take your ticket for these essentials of the territory and benefit from reduction offers in five other sites of the territory. Learn more
Small cloister of the 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: 3,50€ (instead of 4.50€) No discount will be…