What to do around the
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From Rodez (30 min away)
Follow the RN88 and get out at the Tauriac de Naucelle exit.
- Gô area : remarkable view on the Viaduct
- Paul Bodin area : Paul Bodin’s bust and Viaduct access by foot (steep path)
On RN88, get out at the Tanus exit and, at the roundabout, follow Tanus, then « Viaduc du Viaur » :
- Yunnan Terraces area : commemorative scupture of the viaduct’s twinning with the Fake-Namti bridge (China).
Car tour : Ask for it at the Pays Ségali Tourist Information Centre.
Between 1923 and 1978, Albi’s inhabitants could take a concrete replica of the Viaur Viaduct, the Itié bridge, that drove along the Tarn. Today, it is destroyed.
Crespin 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
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 !
Camjac 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
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.
Castelmary 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
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!
Centrès 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
At an altitude of 552m, a 360-degree view over the Ségala, the wooded valleys of the Viaur River & its tributaries... that will guide your look up to the Pyrénées in clear weather!
Naucelle 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
Terre Ségala is a short supply shop, outcome of an association of local producers grouped together around the same idea : displaying fresh and tasty products, with an ethical logic about their making.
Tauriac-de-Naucelle 10 km away from Viaduc du Viaur
Completed in 1902, this railway bridge - listed among the Historical Monuments in France - cross the valley where the Viaur River runs. Imagined by Engineer Paul Bodin, this steel-made masterpiece will surprise you with its apparent lightness!