Be inspired by our stories, adventures and experiences. Live with us the best moments, the most beautiful hikes, the best activities and unusual visits. With family, couple or friends, live beautiful stories in Bastides and Gorges de l'Aveyron!

Paragliding flight over the heights of the Lot valley

I'm taking you to the west of Aveyron for my first paragliding flight on the heights of the Lot! Fly away with me... Knowing this legend already well, I would like not to suffer the same fate as the mounine! David immediately reassures me: he has been practicing his activity for years, before in the Alps, and masters…

What to do in Villeneuve d'Aveyron?

Are you looking for what to visit and what to do in Villeneuve d'Aveyron? We give you our top 10 essential activities: guided tours, sites to visit, events, sports and leisure… Top 10 things to see and do in Villeneuve d'Aveyron Are you planning your stay in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron? You are already…

What to do in Najac?

Are you looking for what to visit and what to do in Najac? We give you our top 10 essential activities: guided tours, sites to visit, events, sports and leisure… Top 10 things to do and see in Najac Are you planning your stay in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron? You are already there...

Villefranche, seen from the sky

Fly with me above Villefranche! Live a unique experience in the air in a microlight... It's 19 p.m., I'm on the edge of the Villefranche-de-Rouergue aerodrome in Graves... the runway is empty, a cat crosses the grass and then, I hear the muffled sound of an approaching engine, I see in the distance like a bird...

Bastides and Aveyron gorges by bike! 

I'll take you on a bike ride to the heart of the bastides and gorges of Aveyron! Follow me from Villefranche de Rouergue to Najac via Villeneuve d'Aveyron to admire beautiful landscapes… From Villefranche de Rouergue, saddle up! Barely arrived in Villefranche-de-Rouergue, I decide to take the height, direction the…

The Aveyron river by canoe!

Follow us along the river! We take you on our canoe in Najac for a refreshing trip on the Aveyron. Good feelings to experience in the middle of nature... Monday, May 30, 2022, it is already hot for the season. Almost 30°C in the shade! With a long-time friend, we decide to go on…

At the Villefranche de Rouergue market

Thursday morning in Villefranche, it's market! Direction the heart of the medieval bastide, explosion of flavors and colors on the program. Local products, local specialities… A single objective, to have fun! Colors and flavors It's 9 a.m. when we arrive at Place Notre-Dame, following the colorful broom of baskets and…

On a walk on the heights of the Lot valley

Awaken your senses during a hike in the heart of the Causse. Alone, with family or friends, you will be amazed by this verdant nature as far as the eye can see and its breathtaking panoramas! On your sneakers, let's go! Nothing like a little hike on this sunny June 1st. It is announced to…

Tonight we visit Villeneuve by torchlight!

From the Place des Conques, to the Villeneuve church, passing through the winding streets of the medieval town, the torchlight guided tour plunges us into a magical atmosphere. The weather is pleasant, on this mild summer evening, we quietly cross the alleys of the medieval city to the Place des Conques. A little…

A day at the Festival in Bastides

On vacation near Villefranche de Rouergue in August, we discover the program of the Festival in Bastides! Six days of shows and artistic performances to the rhythm of music, all in a festive and warm atmosphere... Here we go! A clownish show in Villeneuve After quickly going through the rich entertainment program,…

Visit of the chapel of the Pénitents Noirs with the family

Follow us to discover the chapel of the Black Penitents, a jewel of Villefranche heritage! A visit with booklet for a family moment in all simplicity. After having taken advantage of the beautiful and large market of Villefranche, we went to the chapel of the Pénitents Noirs, on the upper part of the bastide. In…

We discovered the dolmens of Foissac!

In the heart of the Causse de Villeneuve, this circuit is ideal for families, well marked (large blue arrows) and accessible to all! Follow the paths between oaks and junipers to discover the dolmens of Foissac, large stone monoliths built on top of each other and take the opportunity to listen to nature. Duration…

A summer evening in Aveyron

Experience festive moments in Aveyron! Because here we like to get together, sing, dance, toast... I'll take you to where simplicity, friendliness and generosity reign: village festivals! A trip to the Festival en Bastides With my family, we took a trip to the Festival en Bastides! Where laughter crosses the squares, where magic and...

Night visit of the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur

We tell you about our nocturnal visit to the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur, an unforgettable unusual experience. With us, dive into a magical world, to the chanting of monks and the light of candles… An enchanting place With my companion, we arrive at the Saint-Sauveur Charterhouse after a pleasant dinner in a restaurant in the center of Villefranche.…

What to do in Villefranche de Rouergue?

Are you looking for what to visit and what to do in Villefranche de Rouergue? We give you our top 10 essential activities: guided tours, sites to visit, events, sports and leisure... As a family with children, as a couple or with friends, prepare your stay according to your wishes! Top 10 things to see and do…

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