Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, vallée du Viaur
THINGS TO DO
Enjoy your holidays in the Segala region thanks to a selection of natural areas, cultural places and outdoor activities, between the Aveyron and Viaur Valleys.
The small farm in the Ségala region where was born Jean, was staged by a group of artists gathered by Bernard Cauhapé. The visitor walks among the moving, disturbing and facetious tales and stories of this 20th century major writer !
13th-14th century castle restaured in 1982 by the "Association du Château de Taurines", in collaboration with "Les Compagnons du Devoir". Every summer since 1985, an exhibition of contemporary art is presented in this exceptional setting.
Its keep, its church, its character houses will take you back to the Middle Ages, when the village was the settlement of an influential seigneury. From the top of the village to the banks of River Nauze, a travel back in time is offered to you...
This richly furnished medieval castle, and exceptional family home, gave Toulouse-Lautrec the assets to become one of the 19th-century most famous painters. The artist is still present there through drawings, posters and lithographs.
Medieval settlement of one barony out of the 12 that existed in the Rouergue, it is today a protected site in the Aveyron : you will be amazed by this hamlet and its castle overlooking the Lézert gorges and its meanders down from its rocky spur!