See and do
By prior arrangement, M Vaysse offers a discussion on bee keeping every Tuesday in July and August from 10.30 to midday: models of hives, ways of handling bees, their production etc... Extraction of honey if available and tasting.
Nestling in an agreeable natural setting away from prying eyes, this priory situated on the route de Mauriac on the edge of Saint Beauzély represents a charming haven of peace. Each year in august the priory holds a concert as part of the Festival de Musiques Sacrées de Sylvanès (Sylvanès religious music festival).
On the clay-limestone sun-drenched slopes overlooking the Tarn, up and down stream form Millau, the 142 acre vineyard, in bygone years renowned for supplying the Popes of Avignon, is experiencing a real renaissance. The whites associate equal parts of mauzac and chenin grapses, the reds and rosés bring together the freshness of gamay and the power of syrah grapes. To discover: the renowned Domaine BERTAU rosé. An excellent wine to lay down, an agreeable local Aveyron wine and the range of local aperitifs (cartagène, guignolet, vin de noix (nut wine), apéritif à la truffe (truffle aperitif)).
Embark aboard the "Héron des Raspes" and navigate in a particular landscape of the region, the Gorges Cristalline du Tarn, a natural site of impressive chaos. Plage du Mas de la Nauc (beach): boat hire and lifeguard patrolled beach in July and August.
China ceramics, stoneware, one-off items. Technique of mixed earth. White porcelain mixed by turning or stamping with coloured earth by iron oxyde, cobalt or copper. Teapots, bowls, vases, cups, daily use or decorative objects. Free visit.