Chartreuse de Villefranche-de-Rouergue, Aveyron © D. Viet-CRT Occitanie
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European Heritage Day
in aveyron

Throughout the weekend in September when the famous European Heritage Days take place, approximately one hundred events are being held in the Aveyron department.
Villages, museums, churches, gardens, castles and other monuments will be adorned in all their finery to welcome you as a VIP guest.
Here you will find a list of the sites we recommend visiting during the European Heritage Days in Aveyron.

SCHEDULE FOR THE EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS IN AVEYRON

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Journées du Patrimoine - Castelnau Pégayrols

17September

Castelnau-Pégayrols

Journées Européennes du Patrimoine

17September

Le Bas-Ségala

A visit to Mélac Castle – European Heritage Days

17September

St-Rome-de-Cernon

Mélac, "repaire" -fortified wealthy house- that once belonged to the Gozon family, one of its member became a Grand Master of the Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem, the castle was later owned by the Montcalm family.

Visit to the Rural Wood Museum on your own – European Heritage Days

17September

Coupiac

Over the years BEL furniture have built their fame and reputation based on a traditional and highly skilled production process. Today they like to show visitors and customers the old methods used by the craftsman of the past.

A visit to St-Izaire Castle and its archery museum – European Heritage Days

17September

St-Izaire

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

A guided visit to the Caves Société - European Heritage Days

17September

Roquefort-sur-Soulzon

Visits to this famous cheese's maturing caves. Discover the animated model that tells you about the formation of the site, the sound and light display about the caves formed from the scree at the foothills of the calcareous cliffs of Combalou.

Visit to the St-Voile chapel on your own – European Heritage Days

17September

Coupiac

Chapel decorated with Neo-Byzantine frescos by Nicolaï GRESCHNY. In the old days the chapel used to house a relic of the Holy Veil. According to local tradition, this veil would have been Mary's who was worshipped to cure vision-related diseases.

A guided visit to the Caves Papillon - European Heritage Days

17September

Roquefort-sur-Soulzon

This Company manufactures the Papillon Roquefort cheese in accordance with the specification for the designation of origin (l'appellation d'origine) and with respect to the long tradition of the ancestral customs.

A visit to the Caves Gabriel Coulet on your own - European Heritage Days

17September

Roquefort-sur-Soulzon

Visit to the cave. Exhibition on Gabriel Coulet Roquefort: old equipment used in making the cheese. Short 10 min documentary film about Roquefort.

Visit to the Plesiausaur House on your own – European Heritage Days

17September

Tournemire

Come and step back in time to the Jurassic period! The Tournemire amphitheatre situated between the Roquefort caves and the Templar and Hospitaller sites is an outstanding geological area.

Visit to the Calmels rural chapel – European Heritage Days

17September

Calmels-et-le-Viala

The Calmels church displays an unusual bell tower that overlooks a loop of the river Dourdou.

Visit to the Viala du Dourdou Church on your own – European Heritage Days

17September

Calmels-et-le-Viala

The church bell dates back to 1660 and is listed as a Historical Monument.

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