Château de Montaigut © J. Tomaselli-Tourisme Aveyron
Château de Montaigut

Le club des sites
de l'aveyron

De nombreux sites touristiques et culturels aveyronnais se sont regroupés dans le désir d’offrir à leurs visiteurs, un accueil et des prestations d’une qualité irréprochable.
 Parcourir notre territoire à la rencontre des adhérents de ce « Club des Sites » vous permettra de découvrir un patrimoine d’exception, des sites naturels grandioses, un savoir faire artisanal incroyable, une gastronomie reconnue, des activités de loisirs passionnantes… 

Alors laissez-vous guider par vos hôtes, partagez leur passion de ce terroir et profitez de cet art de vivre unique que tout le monde nous envie !

Coutellerie & Forge Honoré Durand

Laguiole

Discover our hand made knives with our jobs of blacksmiths and cutlers. Visits throughout the year (as well as our Museum).

Forteresse Royale de Najac

Najac

The 12th and 13th century royal fortress is an extraordinary example of military defences It was actively used in the fight against the Cathars and the Hundred Years war. Its dungeon served as a prison for the last Knights of the Rouergue.

Chartreuse St Sauveur

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

The monastery of Chartreuse St Sauveur, listed monument and unmissable site in the region, is a 15th century flamboyant Gothic masterpiece. During the visit you will discover the great cloister, one of the biggest in France, the small cloister, flamboyant Gothic masterpiece, the chapel...

Maison de l'écrivain Jean Boudou

Crespin

Set up in the house where Jean Boudou was born, somewhere between nostalgia and humour, a surprising trip into the work of our great writers. The Maison Jean Boudou is a place of discovery and culture.

ESPACE GEORGES ROUQUIER

Goutrens

Unique place of remembrance in France, of the film-maker, author of "Farrebique" and "Biquefarre".

Le Jardin des Bêtes

Montrozier

2 PARKS IN 1 : ZOO AND AMUSEMENT PARK

Château de Coupiac

Coupiac

15th century château of imposing architecture. One of the last of the château of the Counts of Rodez still intact today.

Caves Roquefort Société

Roquefort-sur-Soulzon

Visits to this famous cheese's maturing caves. Reconstruction of the formation of the caves. History of Roquefort. Commentated visit of the refining caves. Free tasting.

Musée de la Mine Lucien Mazars

Aubin

History of the mines and industry of the Aubin-Decazeville area. Reconstruction of a mine gallery.

Chapelle des Pénitents Noirs

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Magnificent Baroque chapel with a classic façade that hides a richly sculpted and painted interior. The commentary presents the organisation of the brotherhood of the Black Penitents, the counter reformation, the Baroque...

Musée des Arts Buissonniers

St-Sever-du-Moustier

Buissonniers Museum of Arts, exhibition of raw art, visit of "la Construction Insolite" (the unusual construction) a collective monumental work.

Château / Musée de la vie rurale / Musée de la pierre

St-Beauzély

In the château at the heart of the mediaeval village of Saint Beauzély, a collection of more than 5000 objects concerning agricultural crafts, rural life and stone crafts. Reconstruction of a school classroom at the start of the last century. Museum associated with the Museum of the Rouergue.

Château de Saint-Izaire et Musée de l'Archerie

St-Izaire

Fortified castle from the 14th century whose impressive sandstone walls hide the refinement of its internal decoration.

Musée départemental des arts et métiers traditionnels

Salles-la-Source

In an old woollen mill, remarkable for its roof timbers and central columns, the exhibition presents four themed levels including monumental machines (forge, power hammer, mill wheels, presses), demonstrate the traditions of the Rouergue.

Poterie - Galerie du Don

Le Fel

Europeen reference site dedicated to contemporary ceramics! A breathtaking architectural audacity and internationally known for the surprising diversity of its collections and its high-level temporary exhibitions.

Musée du couteau de Laguiole, de l'objet forgé et de l'outils tranchant

Laguiole

An unmissable stage after the free visit of the workshop, guided and commentated of the "Coutellerie (knife makers) de Laguiole Honoré Durand" workshop - a living space with the the Damascus steel blacksmith (the only blacksmith in Laguiole to forge Damascus steel).

Château de Montaigut

Gissac

Built in the 10th century, cellar, rooms with vaulted ceilings accessed via a spiral staircase, guards room, great room, kitchen and bedrooms show daily life in the Middle Ages. You can borrow medieval costumes for your visit and make unforgettable moments. Games in english for children in the castle and around. Documents translated in english.

Aire du Viaduc de Millau

Millau

For the discovery of the Viaduct and the Aveyron. This unique area installed in the old Causses farm of Brocuéjouls, is the ideal location to discover the viaduct of Millau, the Aveyron, its cultural and natural heritage and the local gastronomy.

Château de Calmont d'Olt

Espalion

Perched above the town of Espalion, the castle of Calmont d'Olt is a historic monument which dominates the Lot valley. Daily shows and live demonstrations with siege machines everyday during the summer holidays.

Chateau du Bosc Toulouse-Lautrec

Camjac

The family château of the famous painter Toulouse Lautrec: a richly furnished mediaeval château that has always been in the painter's family. Le Bosc is open everyday of the year from 9am to 7pm.

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