Heritage in Aveyron

Discover the richness of our heritage

Since prehistoric times, the department of Aveyron has been occupied by man, who has left his mark there over the centuries: this is how from the statues menhirs, through the bastides (new towns of the Middle Ages) and as far as the abbeys or the Templar and Hospitaller sites, we can retrace the history of this human occupation through the built heritage. To combine lodging and heritage in Aveyron, you will discover in our lodgings near Conques in Aveyron complete documentation on the sites to visit during your stay.

Religious buildings and authentic villages

By renting our ecological cottage "Les 3 Tilleuls" (8 to 10 people) or our ecological cottage "Le Saule Pleureur" (4 to 5 people) near Conques in Aveyron, you will appreciate the many religious buildings, such as the abbey of Conques, the Saint-Sauveur charterhouse of Villefranche-de-Rouergue or the cathedral of Rodez, and also a multitude of small chapels or churches, less prestigious, at the bends of beautiful authentic villages which will charm lovers of heritage. From the most famous like Najac or Belcastel, to the lesser known like Peyre, each bears the mark of Aveyron life over the centuries.

Many castles

There are also many castles in Aveyron: at Belcastel castle, you can admire several art galleries, at Colombier castle, you can discover the lions, wolves or bears of the medieval animal park, and at castle of Calmont-d'Olt, the children will play knights and will appreciate the demonstrations of war machines of the Middle Ages.

Ten of the most beautiful villages in France

And of course the Most Beautiful Villages of France in Aveyron await you! With 10 villages, Aveyron is the department with the largest number of classified villages in France, including several near our gîtes near Conques. By browsing through them, you will discover the richness and diversity of the architectural heritage of Aveyron.

An exceptional natural heritage

Finally, the Aveyron offers a great diversity of landscapes, just as remarkable and diversified, and a rich natural heritage, represented in particular by the Grands Causses, the Rougier, the Lot valley, the Aubrac plateau... All these natural environments shelter an important biodiversity for the joy of the tenants of our lodgings in love with nature. For tourist information on Aveyron and more broadly on the region, you can visit the Tourism website in Midi-Pyrénées

The site of Conques in Aveyron

The most beautiful villages in France

Grand Vabre

Other sights