Animations au château de Calmont d’Olt, Aveyron © A. Arnal - Tourisme Aveyron
Animations au château de Calmont d’Olt

the châteaux of Aveyron
more than just a visit !

In the château de Belcastel, you will find several art galleries including the exhibition of rare works by American illustrators. At the château du Colombier, the lions from the mediaeval animal park await you. At the château de Calmont d’Olt, children become knights and experts in mediaeval culture will demonstrate Middle Age war machines.

These are just a few examples of the extreme diversity of these châteaux that all offer an experience that goes well beyond a simple visit.

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Saint-Clair de Verdun

Quins

Immerse yourself in the past while exploring this site and its pre-Roman chapel, surrounded by the forest, in the heart of the Ségala region.

Village Templier et Hospitalier de la Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Mediaeval village reflecting the military power of the Knights Templar and the daily life of the Hospitaller.

Château Templier de la Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Established during the 13th century, this château is a listed Historic Monument, emblematic of the military order of the Templar, these Knights of Christ, monks and soldiers.

Château de Bertholène

Bertholène

Known from early 12th century texts, the castle of Bertholene has an important strategic location. Visits possible on 25 July and 22 August 2014 (followed by the visit of the Musée de Montrozier), after booking on 05 65 70 71 30.

Château de Cabrespines

Coubisou

Guided tour of Cabrespines Castle (french only)

Château de Graves

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Tour Soubirane

Villeneuve

Visite libre de Sévérac l'Église

Laissac-Séverac-l'Eglise

Château d'Estaing

Estaing

Classified as Historic Monument since 1945, the castle has both ramarkable history end architecture that we invite you to discover. Property of the Foundation Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.

Château des évêques

Salles-Curan

Guillaume de La Tour, bishop of Rodez and lord of Salles-Curan, built this castle in 1441-1447 - he and his successors reside there frequently, to the extent that they often administer the diocese from there...

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.

Visite guidée de Villeneuve : Halte vers Saint-Jacques de Compostelle

Villeneuve

Exceptional visit offered only in summer! Discovery of the sauveté (refuge) and bastide of Villeneuve every Wednesday morning at 10.30 am in July and August. The rest of the year only for groups.

Château de Valon

Lacroix-Barrez

The site of Valon is impressive. It offers a sumptuous panoramic view of the "Gorges de la Truyère". Come in through the door- you enter into a universe of history, tales and legends. A staircase straight out of a fantasy tale.

Chateau du Puech

Curières

Whether you are spending one night, a long weekend or up to a week in our place, you will never forget your stay in the Château du Puech.

Village fortifié de Vimenet

Vimenet

The association "L'Eau et la Pierre" propose a 2h guided tour of the medieval village of Vimenet by appointment for groups. Guided tours in summer (enquire) or by appointment for groups. Bookings: Tourism Office : +33 5 65 70 71 30.

Eglise Fortifiée de Sainte Radegonde

Ste-Radegonde

14th and 15th century fortified church, similar to a castle with towers, sentry walk-way.

Château de Brousse

Brousse-le-Château

13th to 18th century castle (château fort). The fortified walls have been conserved as has the major part of its walkway. Diverse exhibitions, paintings, photos, ancient tools...

Découverte de la vieille ville d'Entraygues

Entraygues-sur-Truyère

Visit the old town. Departure from the Office de Tourisme, marked itinerary from N° 1 to N° 21 (signs positioned along the circuit). Free guided visit available from the Office de Tourisme in French, English, Spanish, German and Dutch.

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.

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