To do in winter

Thrills and wonder: your guide to the experiences to enjoy this winter in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron. Discover our top activities and outings! What to do this winter in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron?


What to do 2 hours from Toulouse?

We give you ideas for visits and activities less than 2 hours from Toulouse. Getaways with or without a car to get a breath of fresh air surrounded by nature. Coming to Najac also means choosing a concentrate of nature, between the wooded hills of the Aveyron gorges and a discreet river. A paradise to practice…


Fishing activities for children

Family holidays in Aveyron = activity in the heart of nature. Today, it's fishing animation for children! Let me tell you… This fishing activity is organized by the Aveyron Fishing Federation and led by Julien Lagarrigue, professional fishing guide instructor. This enthusiast also offers introductory and advanced guides for teenagers and…


Introduction to falconry
with the Horts of Walhalla

An unusual activity awaits us in Villeneuve d'Aveyron: an introduction to falconry with a walk. Follow us to discover raptors! After crossing the pretty village of Villeneuve d'Aveyron, we arrive at Isabelle and Eric's. They welcome us in the park of their charming house. In front of us, the fields of the Causse Villeneuvois.…


Sensory visit of the chapel of the Black Penitents

Discover the heritage differently with the sensory visit of the chapel of the Black Penitents. Observe, feel, listen... Awaken your senses in this surprising monument in Villefranche de Rouergue. Fond of unusual discoveries, I decided to register with my brother for the sensory visit to the chapel of the Pénitents Noirs in Villefranche-de-Rouergue. Wishing to avoid the traditional...


Nature walk on the causse of Villeneuve d'Aveyron

As a student in Toulouse, I often come back to Villeneuve d'Aveyron, this beautiful little medieval town where I come from. Looking through the Bastides and Gorges de l'Aveyron destination magazine, I see that the tourist office organizes nature walks on the causse. Needing a breath of fresh air after my finals and in love with my…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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