Welcome to the “Discover the Aveyron” blog! This is where you will discover the Aveyron that you perhaps didn’t know about: find advice and tips, the latest news, ideas for visits, the not-to-be-missed places… Everything to fully enjoy the Aveyron!
Top 10 gastronomic specialities in Aveyron
On 23 September, France celebrates food with the Festival of Gastronomy. It is the perfect occasion to give you the top 10 gastronomic specialities in Aveyron ! 1. Aligot Who still doesn’t know about aligot ? This very special mash potatoes with “tome fraîche” from Laguiole ! Aligot recipe […]
Belcastel: one of the most beautiful villages in France
Writer Vanessa Couchman has visited Belcastel and she tells us of her experience in the “Plus Beaux Village de France” The Aveyron Département has the highest concentration of plus beaux villages in the whole of France. They are outstanding examples of local architecture, in a beautiful or imposing site and unspoilt by the ravages […]
Top 10 family outings in Aveyron
You are coming to Aveyron for your holidays? Here are a few ideas to have fun with all the family ! • Visit a château and become a knight at the château de Calmont d’Olt • Enter in the world of insects at Micropolis • Have a tasting in a farm • Learn all […]
Visiting Castles in Aveyron : The Route of the Lords
In Aveyron, you will find more than a hundred castles. If you cannot visit all of them, you can admire them during walks, alongside country lanes. Still, more than 50 are open to visits and among these, 23 are a little different. They are part of the Route des Seigneurs du Rouergue or the […]
Aligot, an Aveyronnais spectacle
Aligot certainly does come from the Aubrac. You don’t know what it is yet? Well, it’s a spectacle; Imagine the scene, you are in a buron on the vast Aubrac plateau. Perhaps it’s cold outside, you’ve just finished a long walk on snow shoes and you sit down at a table next […]
Visiting the Aveyron: where do you start?
The Great Sites of Midi-Pyrénées in Aveyron The Aveyron possesses several sites classified “Grands Sites Midi-Pyrénées” that are the ideal places to start discovering the département, its heritage, its culture and its art de vivre. A “Grand Site” is a place that is emblematic, grandiose or intimate, a land of cultural sharing in an exceptional […]