Hiking, on foot, by bike or on horseback

A cottage for hiking

Aveyron is a land of predilection for hiking enthusiasts: more than 900 km of long-distance hiking trails (including the GR65 path to St Jacques de Compostela), and a network of more than 3,000 km of Walks and Hikes day allowing you to take full advantage of its large natural spaces. Forest paths, hikes along the river, landscaped botanical trails, the most beautiful landscapes await you, whatever your level. Grand-Vabre offers, by the varied profiles of its terrain, a wide range of hikes and walks suitable for everyone according to their physical possibilities or time. A guide suggests 5 short hikes, 1 fitness trail and 5 short walks around Grand-Vabre and La Vinzelle. This guide is available to you in our hiking cottage “Les 3 Tilleuls” and in our hiking cottage “Le Saule Pleureur” near Conques in Aveyron.

or for mountain biking

Beginners or confirmed mountain bikers, you will have the pleasure of discovering from our gites for hiking in Grand-Vabre and in the Aveyron an intact and wild nature through many paths and forest tracks. There are several events organized around mountain biking in the canton, including the “Rando Rallye” de Nauviale, which consists of mountain bike (15, 30, 45, 60 and 80 km) and pedestrian (15 km) gastronomic hikes in the Vallon de Marcillac.

and for equestrian leisure

Simple lovers of horseback riding or donkey rides, confirmed riders or eager to practice new disciplines, you will find near our lodgings near Conques in the Aveyron the structures adapted to your desires:

- In Grand-Vabre, "Les ânes de Monedies" offers one-day walks or hikes lasting several days, and donkey hire for the Santiago de Compostela route (Pier Paolo Zenoni, 05 65 78 49 06 or 06 33 30 44 78).
- In Entraygues, the Badour Equestrian Farm , in an exceptional setting, offers horseback riding for all ages and all levels, hikes over several days, riding lessons and tailor-made or weekly courses , and can also introduce you to her favorite sport, Horse-ball (Julie Monta, 06 67 73 98 73).