Rodez and Aveyron

  • From Toulouse
  • Gastronomy
  • Nature

5 days / 4 nights

Day 1 – ARRIVAL / RODEZ

Arrival at the TOULOUSE airport.

Drive to RODEZ.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Guided city tour, the Cathedral and the old quarter.

Check in at your hotel for 4 nights.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2 – LOT VALLEY / AUBRAC PLATEAU

Breakfast

Drive to ESPALION. The old Renaissance, the old bridge from the thirteenth century.

Proceed to LAGUIOLE, home town of the famous knives.

Visit a knife factory.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Proceed to the village of AUBRAC, on the Way of Saint James. Visit the church, the English Tower.

Drive to SAINT COME D’OLT (a medieval village) and continue to BOUZOULS for a wonderful panoramic view of the big “hole” dug by the river.

Back to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3 – LEVEZOU / ROQUEFORT / LARZAC / MILLAU

Breakfast

Drive to ROQUEFORT-SUR-SOULZON, visit the famous cave and tasting this unique blue cheese.

Lunch at a typical restaurant.

Proceed to the temple city of LA COUVERTOIRADE, one of the most beautiful village in France.

Drive to the Viaduc de MILLAU, the highest bridge in the world. Stop for a panoramic view from the bridge and the Tarn Valley.

Walking tour in the city of MILLAU, well known for its leather and gloves industry.

Back to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4 – CONQUES / MARCILLAC / BELCASTEL

Breakfast

Drive to CONQUES, famous typical village on the Way of Saint James. Visit the Sainte Foix Basilica and the treasury.

Proceed to MARCILLAC, visit a vineyard and taste its special local wine.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Drive to BELCASTEL, a medieval village with a castle.

Back to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5 – VILLEFRANCHE DE ROUERGUE

Breakfast

Drive to VILLEFRANCHE DE ROUERGUE, an old city built in 1252.

Guided visit to the city : the monastery, the chapel and the “Bastide”.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Transfer to TOULOUSE airport for check in and take off.