A look back at the 2023 edition of the evening for tourism stakeholders. Season review, Pôle de Pleine Nature Massif Central, aid for tourism businesses… Find the highlights of this annual meeting.

You were more than 100 tourist providers present Thursday, November 23 in Najac to take stock of the 2023 season and discuss projects together. Thank you for this great mobilization and the good atmosphere throughout the evening!

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Complete data for the 2023 season results

It is overall a good season for West Aveyron Tourism and the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron destination, in a difficult economic context and with hot weather. Enough similar to the 2022 season, which had also been good, the 2023 season confirms the increasingly important role of seasonal wings. Like last year, spring was good, but June and July were below expectations, while August was very good and autumn too.
Find attendance data from the Tourist Office and the region, as well as the evening's schedule, in the presentation to view by clicking on the following link.

Find or discover our new videos

Ouest Aveyron Tourisme is implementing a communication and promotion plan to reveal the destination Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron : editions, photos and videos, animation of the website and social networks, press relations and influencers…

We brought in at the beginning of July Jules and Maryne – Explore the World in partnership with ADAT Aveyron. In addition to their posts and their blog article, they have produced “carte blanche” a superb 2 min video, full of sweetness.

We also entrusted to Rémy LAFAURIE – Sémalou Studio The realisation of 6 videos especially for families (4 teasers of 30 seconds and 2 trailers of 1min30).

While waiting for access to our media library, find them with our other videos on our Youtube channel : www.youtube.com/@bastidesgorgesaveyron.

Discover our heritage

Rich in its heritage, come and visit the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron: there is something for everyone! Medieval villages, fortified castles, labyrinthine streets, chapels and churches... everyone will find what they are looking for! Go to Villefranche-de-Rouergue, Villeneuve and Najac for a family vacation
On video

Najac on video

Follow rue du Barriou and go up to the keep of the medieval Fortress of Najac to enjoy a breathtaking view! To complete your visit, stop at the Governor's House, a fun space to discover the Bastides of Rouergue. In need of nature, venture out hiking or canoeing in the Gorges de l’Aveyron!…
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Villefranche de Rouergue in video

Take the time to stroll through the Villefranche-de-Rouergue market, taste our local products, climb the bell tower for a 360° view of the Royal Bastide or visit the Chartreuse St-Sauveur monastery to discover its secrets! A whole program to enjoy the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron!
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Villeneuve d’Aveyron in video

On the Causse, the village of Villeneuve has not finished revealing its secrets to you. Stroll through its labyrinthine streets, take the time to drink a coffee under the arcades, stroll along the hiking trails or take off from Saut de la Mounine to have a view of the Lot... and for explorers, a...
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Operation Massif Central Outdoor Center

The SPL Ouest Aveyron Tourisme is the winner of a Call for Outdoor Nature Center Projects, launched by the Massif Central! The proposed project for the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron and Viaur is part of the strategy tourist development of West Aveyron Community for 2023-2026.

Efforts will focus on la hiking and outdoor sports activities, innovative and attractive projects for families, to become a recognized and reference destination throughout Occitanie. 

The inhabitants and tourist clienteles regional proximity, in particular families et young urban workers, are in fact at the heart of the tourism strategy and their interest in our territory is also a attractiveness issue.

Tourism providers will be involved in the implementation of the projects from the start of the mission, in January 2024.

Aid for tourism businesses

La CCI Aveyron et West Aveyron Community offer devices for financial support, byaccompagnement and other interventions for tourism businesses.

Opportunity before 31/12/2023 for accommodation providers and restaurateurs: the Sustainable Tourism Fund allows you to achieve a free environmental diagnosis and benefit from funding investments and/or studies.

These are our hosts for the evening, Susannah and Rémy SIMON from l'Oustal del Barry who talk about it best:

Contact: CCI Aveyron – Paul RETIF p.retif@aveyron.cci.fr 05 65 77 77 00.

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