Sud-Aveyron | Hérault

Tourism in South of France

Visits and outings

A non-exhaustive selection of places to visit and activities to enjoy in the South of France!


Roquefort - A cheese, a village

South of the Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses, at the foot of the Combalou rock, an unique village awaits you.It was there, on the rock, found the cellars where slowly refines the famous Roquefort cheese.

The discovery of the village is not done without to visit (and tasting) cellar of Roquefort

Roquefort au coeur du Parc Naturel régional des Grands Causses en Aveyron

La Couvertoirade

A testimony living of the presence of the templier and hospitalier.

XIIeme century place.

Behind its two towers lies a meandering alleyways, small walkways and houses XV th century.

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Le Viaduc de Millau

It's one of jewels of the South Averyon, one of the biggest bridges of Europe and the world.

Bridge with shrouds crossing the Tarn valley, it makes the junction between the limestone plateau of Larzac and the red limestone plateau with a length of  2460 m for 270 mof height.

It was imagined by the architect Norman Foster. 

Le viaduc de Millau en Aveyron

The Tarn gorges

the gorges of the Tarn are a canyon dug by the Tarn between the limestone plateau Mejean and the limestone plateau of sauveterre.

They are on the department of Lozère and Aveyron. Limestone plateaus and Cevennes registered on the world patrimony of UNESCO are a part of the territory.
It's the ideal place for the water sports of river, such as canoë, canyoning,.

Office de tourisme des Gorges du Tarn

Les Gorges du Tarn

Ste Eulalie de Cernon

Commandery Ste Eulalie de Cernon charmand fortified medieval village, home of the Templars and Hospitallers testimony alone 600 years of continuous presence of religious orders and military in the West.

SIte touristique de Ste Eulalie de Cernon

Ste Eulalie de Cernon cité templière

Montpellier Le Vieux

Amusement Parl Nature, in the biggest rock labyrinth in europe. The causse noir is the richest of all the piles of rocks ruiniform of 120 hectares.

Montpellier Le Vieux

Montpellier Le Vieux

Abbaye de Sylvanès

Cistercian abbey built in the XII th century by Knight Pons de l'Héras.

It now takes place among the great cultural meeting center in rural areas, a renovated historical heritage. It is particularly know for its cultural, artistic and educational.

Near Sylvanès, do not miss the orthodox church above the village in the middle of a wooded nature.

Abbaye de Sylvanès en Aveyron

Soulages Museum

The Soulages museum houses a unique gift, consisting of over 500 pieces, estimated at nearly 40 milion.

Pierre Soulages, a painter of international repute, was born in Rodez in Aveyron. It is the most artisite French side of the world on the market for contemporary art.

His last painting has sold more the 5 milion euros.

Le musée Soulages

Le musée Soulages à Rodez en Aveyron

Vélo-rail du Larzac

The old railway is discovered by bike - rail or train.

The routes of several kilometers chacuns allow you to overhang the vilages Ste Eulalie or Pradine The country house , a walk between viaducts and tunnels that you will bring up onto the plateau of Larzac.

This is extremely good way to spend an afternoon with family or friends in the fresh air !!

Sur les rails du Larzac

Vélo rail du Larzac

Le reptilarium du Larzac

Immerse yourself in the world of exotic animals. The Reptile Larzac is run by enthusiasts who will share and explore these reptiles ' lives. You can watch the feedings of the animals and visit the scenes.

Le Reptilarium du Larzac

Le reptilarium du Larzac

Les bateliers du Viaduc

Go on a boat to discover the troglodyte village of Peyre and the Millau Viaduct .

Discover the history , wildlife , flora , the local geology of the Tarn valley around Millau .

Les bateliers du Viaduc

Les bateliers du Viaduc - Millau en Aveyron

La grotte de Labeil

On the terraces of Larzac, located in a dolomitic circus at 700m above sea level, the natural entrance of the cave is an old cellar in Roquefort which allows access on one level to the underground river.

After skirting the river you get to the richly colored crystalline network .

The more athletic and agile will discover una part of the cave in souterain safari.

La grotte de Labeil

La grotte de Labeil - safari familial - Causse du Larzac

Le Lac du Salagou

Salagou lake stretches at the foot of the red hills.

Magical place from geological events, shaped by the work of farmers for centuries. It is among the major emblematic landscapes of France.

Beautiful, unusual and delicate !!!

Grand site de la Vallée du Salagou

Le Lac du Salagou

Le cirque de Navacelles

The Cirque de Navacelles is in the heart of the Causses and Cévennes region, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

At the foot of the Larzac and Cévennes mountains, nestled in the Vis gorges and the southern Causses, the Cirque de Navacelles is more than just a geological bounty, it is the result of a marriage between the work of man and the thousand-year-old nature.

Le Grand site de Navacelles

Le cirque de Navacelles

St Guilhem le Désert

St Guilhem le Desert, one of the most beautiful villages of France, step on the road to St Jacques de Compostela.

The medieval city is composed in his Abbey of XIth century.

The Village is a village street with Romanesque and Renaissance windows andarches that reveal the identity of the medieval city.

St Guilhem le Désert

Abbaye de Gellone - St Guilhem-le-Désert

Le belvédère des Vautours

To discover in the gorges of the Jonte !

The viewpoint of vultures you will discover in detail the life of these great birds.

A place where you find your children's eyes.

Le belvédère des Vautours
Millau Larzac
To unite hoteliers, gîtes, residences and restaurants in the South Aveyron and the North Hérault.