Whether in your car or caravan, or on your bike or motorbike, head out to the must-see spots of Aveyron and Cantal.
Enjoy the View
“Picturesque meadows with fanciful relief are hemmed by stone and vegetation. From the Chateau de Valon you have a splendid panorama over the Truyère Gorges, as they cut into Carladez along with the romantic Laussac peninsula.“
Christine Chabanette – Getaway Club – Le Magazine Midi-Pyrénées
Plan out your holiday with our maps, tips and suggestions for day and half-day trips.
Head out to the best spots in Aveyron and Cantal! Mur-de-Barrez is an ideal starting point.
The Treasure of Treasures in Conques:
The famous reliquary of Saint Foy, a golden, jewel-encrusted statue offered by pilgrims. Conques is an important stop on The Way of Saint James.
Pearls of Roman art, the abbey and cloister are among the most beautiful examples of medieval architecture.
Endless, enchanting landscapes, pastures full of Aubrac cows, water,peatland, and wonderful plants and wildlife.
The Millau Viaduct:
Admire this amazing spot from the Grands Causses cliffs, take in the incredible size and world-record height of the viaduct.
Designed by the English architect Lord Norman Foster.
Financed and executed by the Eiffage group as part of a 75-year charted concession.
Image credits: P. Soissons, J.M peyral, P. Besse, T. Bonnet, L.Keis, J.D. Auguy, G. Tordjman, G. Jamme – Millau CEVM, Transmontagne
Carladez Traditional Life & Habitat Route
Take this route to discover more Carladez culture and traditions.
Length: 2-3hrs by car, approx. 20km.
From Mur-de-Barrez, through Masclat via Taussac. Folk traditions: bread ovens, blacksmiths, stone crosses, ‘sécadou’ chestnut houses
Leaflet available at the Tourist Information Centre, 2€.