As a family with children, spend the autumn holidays in the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron. In the middle of nature, in the monuments, find all the family activities around Villefranche de Rouergue, Najac and Villeneuve d'Aveyron.

Visits, sites and monuments

Explore exceptional sites and monuments! Set off to attack the Najac fortress, immerse yourself in monastic life at the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur or unlock the secrets of the decors of the Chapel of the Black Penitents. As a family, visit these monuments in a different way: survey, game booklet... With your children and teenagers, have fun while discovering our beautiful cultural heritage.. In Villeneuve, Villefranche or Najac, several games await you:

The Storytellers
The Master of Secrets - Najac

In family with children

  • Hugo the Explorer game booklet at the Chapel of the Black Penitents:
    Visit the chapel of the Black Penitents with a game booklet! Find hidden objects, piece together puzzles and admire this timeless place in the heart of the medieval bastide town of Villefranche de Rouergue.
    Public: children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Mystery at the Chartreuse:
    Find the missing relic at the Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur through charades, rebuses, crossword puzzles and observation games.
    Public: children from 6 to 12 years old
  • The Mystery of the Spice Merchant:
    Follow Auguste and try to unravel the mystery of the spice merchant... Learn about the history, town planning, architecture and furniture of the medieval period in a fun way.
    Public: children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Digital treasure hunt – Tomb of the Giant:
    In Villeneuve, download the Baludik application and follow Sam in the footsteps of his grandfather! Explore the medieval city with clues and missions and take a walk in the heart of nature on the causse.
    Public: children from 6 to 12 years old
  • The Master of the Secrets of Najac:
    Follow Jules, your faithful knight in search of the keys to open the chest and thus become the Master of Najac's secrets!
    Public: children from 6 to 12 years old

In family with teenagers 

  • Survey at the Chartreuse:
    The theft of a relic, five suspects and clues hidden in the maze of the monastery... Will you be able to thwart this mystery?
    Duration: about 2 hours
  • Little murder in a country house:
    Immerse yourself in the history of the bastide at the beginning of the 20th century to find the culprit!
    Duration: about 1 hours

For the whole family

  • Sensory visits: To discover History differently, our guides invite you to touch, feel and play with the elements of our heritage! Become an actor in your visit to better unlock the secrets of our villages and monuments.
  • Nature walks: want to know the landscapes, trees and birds that surround us? Take part in family walks on the Villeneuve causse.

A walk in the woods

In nature

Let's wander in the forest !

Reconnect with nature! Because in family, autumn means a walk in the woods, picking chestnuts and pretty golden leaves, wander around our hiking trails. Here you will find several loops of a few kilometers to get some fresh air just before the herbal tea and hot chocolate break.

Duprem Alpaca, Maleville

With our animal friends

En farm visit, in one Zoo or a zoo, observe the animals from here and elsewhere! Meet producers, farmers and healers who love their job. And why not a pony or horseback riding ? In harmony with your mount, enjoy the green nature of Aveyron!

Tree climbing at the AAGAC leisure center

A bit of sport

It's time to unwind! Tree climbing, paintball, climbing... Take advantage of every ray of sunshine to fill up on sensations.

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