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 20 . 10

20 October 2023

Show: Reconversion

Monday 23 . 10
From €5.5 / adult

23 October 2023

Classic guided tour of Villefranche de Rouergue

Tuesday 24 . 10
From €6 / adult

24 October 2023

Nature walk on the causse of Villeneuve-d'Aveyron

Our tips at the moment

News, events, activities at low prices, stays... Don't miss our current good deals around Villeneuve, Villefranche and Najac.
Hôtel Les Fleurines
15 % OFF
Why book your weekend in Villefranche de Rouergue in September? Explore our bastides and natural spaces preserved from the crowds 🤗 Enjoy the beautiful sunny days of the South without the stifling heat 🌞 Benefit from -15% on your hotel with the following promo code: BGA203 Choose your hotel in Villefranche Book…
Couple en balade à Najac
-14% at 7 sites
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
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: 3,50€ (instead of 4.50€) No discount will be…