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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Village de Saint Léons

St-Léons

Pretty village in the shape of an amphitheatre built on the flank of the hill with numerous architectural assets, but also natural ones like the botanical path or the earwig garden.

Visite du village de Peyrusse le Roc et du site médiéval

Peyrusse-le-Roc

Fortified by nature, Peyrusse, the ancient Petrucia seeks its origins in the night of time. It's a life-size history book, a walk through the centuries.

Château de Mélac

St-Rome-de-Cernon

This rare fortified wealthy house of the southern Rouergue was built between the 14th and the 16th centuries. The castle has four main buildings which are interconnected by towers (Renaissance tower) and form an amazing inner courtyard with arcades.

Château de Versols

Versols-et-Lapeyre

Architecture and history of a Rouergat castrum and its castle.

Château de Graves

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

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 du Bosc - Demeure de Toulouse-Lautrec

Camjac

An exceptional family home, this richly furnished medieval castle gave Toulouse-Lautrec the assets to become one of the most famous painters of the 19th century. The artist is always present there through drawings, posters and lithographs.

Visite guidée de la Sauveté / Bastide de Villeneuve

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 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...

Découverte du village de St-Côme d'Olt

St-Côme-d'Olt

15th - 16th century church of Saint Come, belfry, old village centre. Visits of the penitents' chapel. 11th century Romanesque art, curved roof (Philibert style).

TOUR DE PEYREBRUNE

Alrance

A thousand year old tower proudly dominating the Alrance Valley and its lake. You will find a 76 acre site with numerous picnic tables, walking circuits, riding ring...

Découverte du village de Villecomtal

Villecomtal

An accompanied visit of Villecomtal to discover the history of this emblematic mediaeval village of red sandstone dominated by its 15th century château.

CHATEAU ET JARDIN DE BOURNAZEL

Bournazel

Private Renaissance château listed as a Historic Monument. One of southern France's most significant buildings with its innovative architecture and remarkable carved decor. Its gardens are classified a 'Remarkable Garden'.

Site de 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.

Cité médiévale de Sévérac-le-Château

Sévérac-d'Aveyron

The medieval city of Sévérac welcomes you! Stroll in the narrow streets and be surprised by the house of Jeanne or the sestayral...

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.

La Tour du Viala du Pas de Jaux

Viala-du-Pas-de-Jaux

Situated on the Larzac 15 minutes from Roquefort, the Viala du Pas de Jaux Tower offers a discovery of its riches and its incomparable panorama from the top of the tower on the sentry walk-way.

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