Heritage in Aveyron
all sites to visit
Saint Xist is situated in the commune of Clapier, between this village and that of Fondamente. It's bell-tower completes its elegant architecture and serves as a landmark for the small hamlet nestling at its feet. At he foot of the plateau du Guilhaumard, reputed for its rich flora and fauna, come and discover the Saint Xist botanical garden.
The welcome point of Saint-Jean d'Alcas is open from april to november Explore the fortress and let yourself charm by this jewel of cistercian architecture.
With your tablet computer or your smartphone, let Francine our cabanière (lady in charge of the cheese packaging) accompany you throughout the streets of Roquefort.
With a helmet on your ears, discover the Aveyron. Let yourself be guided by the stories told and lived by the inhabitants of the village. An activity for everyone or family. Adult version and child version, free.
Its architectural heritage and its natural environment have enabled Najac to be classed as one of the plus beaux villages de France (most beautiful villages in France), to boast the label of "Pays d'Art et d'Histoire" Town of Art and History and recently the label of "Grands Sites Midi-Pyrénées" with Villefranche de Rouergue.
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.