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 Bastides and Gorges de l'Aveyron? Are you already there? Discover our top 10 activities to do in Najac… Between heritage, nature and well-being, enjoy a stay full of discoveries!

The Storytellers


Follow the guide

Accompanied by our tour guides, dive into the heart of the Middle Ages in Najac. During a guided tour, a guided walk or a night visit, experience a timeless parenthesis.

Guided tours

The Storytellers


Wander the alleys of the castral village

Using the map, walk around the village from Place du Faubourg to the Church of Saint-Jean l'Evangéliste. In in family, explore Najac to find the keys and open the safe!
Le Maître des Secrets de Najac booklet to be collected from the tourist office. 3€.

Visit of the fortress of Najac
D. Viet – CRTL Occitanie


Assault the Fortress

At the top of the village, cross the old drawbridge and immerse yourself in the time of the knights. Climbing to the top of the keep, admire the breathtaking view of the gorges of the Aveyron.

Najac Royal Fortress

Governor's House in Najac
West Aveyron Tourism


Discover the secrets of the bastides of Rouergue at the Maison du Gouverneur

Push the door of the Governor's House and learn more about bastides of Rouergue through Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Center. Films of discovery, sound documents, animations and exhibitions await you...

The Governor's House

Saint-Jean de Najac Church
D. Viet – CRTL Occitanie


Let yourself be surprised by the Saint-Jean church

Marvel at this fortified and massive monument, a fine example of southern gothic art ! Observe its XNUMXth century stained glass windows and its remarkable furniture.

Church of Saint Jean Najac

The Storytellers


Stroll along the water's edge

Confront the elements, venture into the wild gorges of Aveyron ! Paddle a canoe, go rafting in the off season or keep your balance on a giant paddle! On the side of the river, take the time to contemplate the fauna and flora that surround you, lulled by the gentle lapping of the water.


Savor the local gastronomy

Take a trip to Najac market on Sunday morning and taste the traditional fouace (this sweet delicacy even has its own party at the end of August). In summer, every Wednesday evening, enjoy the night market, a real pleasure for the taste buds!

Najac peace knife
D. Viet – CRTL Occitanie


Push the door of designer stalls

During your walk in the alleys of the village, take the opportunity to stroll and discover the boutiques of artisans : pottery, jewellery, knives… original ideas to bring back in your luggage!

fine craftsmanship

Point of view on Najac
The Storytellers


Contemplate breathtaking viewpoints

Take a little height to contemplate the Medieval city of Najac, perched on its rocky ridge above the gorges of the Aveyron.

Viewpoints Najac

Jerome Morel


Breathe in the fresh air

On foot, by bike or on horseback, explore the paths around Najac. And why not do a bit of way to Santiago de Compostela ? The Conques-Toulouse link goes to Najac! From Villefranche or to Laguépie, choose your route! The little extra: you can come back by train!

On the way to Santiago de Compostela



About Marion

100% Aveyronnaise, I love exploring the Bastides and Gorges of Aveyron to enjoy new landscapes throughout the seasons...
Hikes, visits to monuments and charming villages, events and outings with friends... I'm never bored in this pretty corner of Aveyron!

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