The Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron: an ideal destination for family holidays! Wide open spaces, unspoiled nature, outdoor activities... Paradise for little explorers!

Family ideas for holidays in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron

Going as a family to Aveyron means choosing to cut yourself off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to experience moments together, share emotions and create memories that you will never forget. It also means living stories without capital letters, simple and unique adventures with your children...

Together, live beautiful natural stories, those that combine immersion in nature and discovery of an authentic heritage.

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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…


Tonight we visit Villeneuve d'Aveyron by torchlight!


We discovered the dolmens of Foissac!


Visit of the chapel of the Pénitents Noirs with the family


27 May 28 May 2023

Lames cutlery show in Najac

  • Najac
This exhibition-sale show will take place on the Place du Faubourg and under the medieval covers of Najac. Cutlers, blacksmiths, creators, blacksmithing, fire arts, market and medieval crafts… From 9 am to 18 pm on the Place du Faubourg. Free admission. Catering and refreshments on site.

23 June 25 June 2023

Feast of St Jean in Villefranche de Rouergue

  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Flower parade, bandas in the squares and in the streets, traditional musical groups from all European countries, parades of cheerleaders and folk groups, large funfair, the St Jean festival is a must in Villefranchoise life.

15 July 16 July 2023

Medieval Villeneuve

  • Villeneuve
Come and celebrate the medieval heritage of Villeneuve d'Aveyron on the occasion of the medieval faërie! Shows, performances, traditional dinner… to the sound of flutes and tambourines. Located 9 km from Villefranche de Rouergue, the bastide of Villeneuve is a little nugget to discover. Overlooking the limestone plateau of the Causse, it is a stage on the way…

19 August 21 August 2023

Najac Fouace Festival

  • Najac
On the occasion of Saint-Barthélemy, savor an essential specialty of Aveyron… Fouace! Like a regional star, this brioche cake is celebrated at the Najac festival in August. A gourmet and festive product: the fouace! Fouace, a crown-shaped cake flavored with orange blossom, looks like a brioche in…

31 July 05 August 2023

Festival in Bastides

  • Villefranche de Rouergue, Villeneuve d'Aveyron Najac, La Bastide l'Evêque, Rieupeyroux and Sauveterre de Rouergue
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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