Every year, find your favorite events in Bastides and Gorges de l'Aveyron. Celebrations, festivals, markets, flea markets, experience warm moments around Villeneuve, Villefranche and Najac.

The meaning of the party

Come and experience festive moments in Aveyron!

In July, dive back into the Middle Ages at the Villeneuve medieval festival. In August, let yourself be surprised by the Festival in country houses in Villefranche, Najac, Sauveterre, Villeneuve, Rieupeyroux and the Bastide l'Évêque. Live a theatrical week with acrobats, acrobats, actors, musicians... for the pleasure of young and old!
Are you on vacation in Aveyron at the end of August and are you a gourmet? Celebrate the fouace at the Saint Bartholomew's Day of Najac.

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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...

Our other highlights

Villefranche traditional market

Every Thursday morning, all year round
Go to Place Notre-Dame, Place Lescure and Allées A. Briand to go to the market, one of the most beautiful in the region!

Night markets

Every Wednesday evening in the summer, more than 70 producers offer Aveyron specialties on the Place du Faubourg. Festive atmosphere guaranteed!

Sunday evenings in summer.
Come and taste the local products and spend a convivial evening! We welcome you to our table!

Najac's taste salon

Every first weekend of April, this show brings together many producers around gastronomy and taste. 

Meet at the gardens

Villefranche de Rouergue, Najac and municipalities of the country of art and history of the bastides of Rouergue
1st weekend of June, from Friday to Sunday.

The hidden gardens open their doors to you, discover natural spaces and artistic and cultural stagings.
Information: 05 65 45 74 63

Saint Jean celebrations in Villefranche

End of June
A weekend of festivities with rides, a parade of floats and European bandas….

Najac Open Air Film Festival

At the end of July, take advantage of the beautiful summer evenings to attend, lying on the deckchairs, outdoor film screenings
Information: 05 65 29 77 05

Musical Nights Festival in Villefranche and Najac

In July and August
From classical to jazz: piano, chamber music and voice, at the cloister of the Chartreuse, at the Chapel of the Black Penitents and in the churches of Najac

Musical labyrinth in Rouergue in Villefranche

In August
Singing course, classical music concerts, and jazz/baroque…

And all year round

Theater performances, conferences and concerts organized by local associations: see the list of events

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