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5 good reasons to come to the gorges of Aveyron

Why spend your holidays in the Gorges de l'Aveyron? We give you 5 good reasons to come to this preserved corner of Aveyron, between wild nature and preserved heritage. 1/To recharge your batteries in the heart of unspoiled nature Small valleys, big adventures! Don't expect to find here the vertiginous cliffs of the Grand Canyon du Verdon or…

Marion

5 ideas for a beautiful Valentine's Day

In a romantic mood in this month of February, I give you my tips and suggestions for having the best Valentine's Day! Valentine's Day offers: your cocooning hotel Le Relais de Farrou also offers a menu and drink offer with one night in a Charme room and breakfast included for two people for €299.…

Clémence

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

Spending the Christmas holidays in the west of the Aveyron department, I decided to surprise my parents by inviting them to the Galerie Jean-Marie Périer in Villeneuve d'Aveyron. Loving 60s music and having recently seen the famous photographer on TV talking about the site visit, the experience tempts me…

Ludovic

Wellness stay

On this mild January weekend like the southwest knows so much, we decided, with my companion, to treat ourselves to a two-day well-being break in Aveyron. Nothing like after the holidays! First day under the sign of well-being We booked our getaway here because this small town surrounded…

Pauline

Family nature hike weekend

Our good resolution for this month of January? Treat yourself to a hiking weekend! After the holidays, a breath of fresh air in the middle of nature will do the whole family a lot of good! Despite the January cold, it is sunny this weekend. Perfect for enjoying the pure air of Aveyron! Hiking boots, a…

Pauline

We fly over Villefranche de Rouergue and Najac by plane

I wanted a special activity, a little out of everyday life… Come on, I'll take you up in the air for a discovery flight by plane from Villefranche de Rouergue. To realize this childhood dream, I contacted the Rouergue flying club, located at the Château de Graves aerodrome, in Villefranche de Rouergue. Its members are…

Clémence

A cure of duck therapy, what do you think?

Jacky Carles is an institution in his own right: in the heart of the Aveyron gorges, he set up his farm some fifty years ago with one idea in mind: green tourism! And today, we hurry there to taste duck specialties with all the sauces! Welcome to the farm…

Gaëlle

Visit to the alpaca farm

Looking for an unusual activity for our holidays and to please the children, we book a visit to the DuPrem Alpaca farm, in Maleville. An outing in the middle of nature in the middle of alpacas, the whole family is enthusiastic so let's go! A farm of enthusiasts At first glance, the setting seduces us! The…

Pauline

Three days in Villefranche de Rouergue

A desire to cut from our daily Toulouse life brings us to Aveyron! Three days in Villefranche de Rouergue, west of Aveyron and less than 2 hours from Toulouse. Perfect for a long romantic weekend! First evening in Villefranche de Rouergue Late afternoon in the pink city… As our destination is not…

Pauline

Street Art in Decazeville

Want to get off the beaten track? The Street art course in Decazeville is made for you! Follow us along the streets of the towns of the Decazevillois country to contemplate captivating mural works. Decazeville, the Aveyron capital of Street art? Creating an open-air museum accessible to all: that is an ambition…

Adèle

Weekend between bastides and Aveyron gorges on the way to Compostela

Follow me from Salles-Courbatiès to Najac for two days of hiking between bastide towns and the Aveyron gorges. A little over 36 kilometers to cover on the GR 62b and the GR 36 towards Santiago de Compostela. Departure by train from Najac It is with a superb low angle view of the dungeon of the…

Stéphanie

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…

Clémence

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…

Marion

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...

Marion

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...

Gaëlle

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…

Stéphanie

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…

Ludovic

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…

Marion

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…

Adèle

Tonight we visit Villeneuve d'Aveyron 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…

Gaëlle

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,…

Marion

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…

Gaëlle

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…

Gaëlle

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...

Romane

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.…

Romane

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…

Marion

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