SITE DU CALVAIRE

Exceptional site whose origin is a protohistory fortification of 20 acres. Oppidum Gaulois a double fortification. Castellum after the conquest by Caesar on the Roman road.

Church of St Jean Baptiste that was the first parsh of Villefranche de Rouergue in 1281 until 1301. The building's origins go back to 767. Chapelle du St Sépulcre built in 1715 by the Blue Penitents demolished in the Revolution and re-built in 1807 by the Black Penitents. Access via the Roman road, viewpoint indicator enabling a view over the bastide and historical buildings of the region right to the heart of Quercy to be discovered.

Language(s)
Reception : Francais

GPS coordinates lat. 44° 20' 51" - long. 2° 3' 2"

Opening dates
  • Open - From 01 january 2017 to 31 december 2017
    • Tous les jours (9:00 - 19:00)

Services

Equipments and Services on site
  • Access for the handicapped
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Picnic area
  • Wifi in reception area
  • Prestation - En partie à l'extérieur et en partie couverte
  • Pets allowed
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Shop
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • TV

Contact

Place : Les Amis du Calvaire de Saint-jean d'Aigremont
Le Calvaire St Jean d'Aigremont 12200 Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Telephone 33 (0)5 65 57 15 92 Mobile phone 33 (0)6 88 18 99 97 E-mail

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