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Aveyron is in southwestern France

Aveyron is a department in northwestern Midi-Pyrenees, in Southwestern France.


The main cities in Aveyron are:

Other destinations[edit]

  • Aubrac
  • Roquefort-sur-Soulzon

Get in[edit]

Aveyron is in the South West of France.

You can reach the area by plane:

  • through Rodez airport in the center of the region
  • through Toulouse airport, approximately 2 hours drive away
  • through Montpellier airport, approximately 1 hour drive way.

By car you can choose to arrive:

  • from north (about 3 hours from Clermont-Ferrand) via highway A75
  • from south (about 1 hour from Montpellier) via highway A75
  • from southwest via A68 and N88 (about 2 hours from Toulouse)

Get around[edit]

Public transports in Aveyron are not developed. You need to have your own car (or to rent one) to drive to the small villages in the region.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Rodez and its cathedral
  • The Viaduc of Millau is one of the most beautiful viaduc in the world
  • In Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, one can discover how roquefort cheese is made
  • The "Bastides" in Rouergue
  • Templar and Hospitalier sites
  • The lake of Pareloup

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Enjoy nice landscapes
  • Eat local specialities (roquefort cheese)
  • Outdoor activities (hiking, rafting...)

Eat[edit][add listing]

Food is reasonably priced, local and unsophisticated, although you will find more sophisticated restaurants for special occasions dotted throughout the region. There is usually no problem getting a table at a local restaurant as levels of tourism are low in this rural region.

Drink[edit][add listing]

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