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Peyre troglodyte medieval village – Aveyron

December 3, 2016

Peyre, a semi-troglodyte village perched on a cliff overlooking the Viaduct of Millau over the river Tarn and ranked among the Beaux Villages de France


Plateau du Levezou – Central Aveyron

November 24, 2016

The Plateau du Levezou is a region of lakes and wind farms that produce hydroelectricity and renewal energy that amount to over 5% of national energy


Fenaille Museum – Hôtel de Jouéry – Rodez

September 30, 2016

The Fenaille Museum of Rodez was founded in the Hôtel de Jouéry and is primarily dedicated to the archaeology and history of Rouergue


Montlaur village – Rougier de Camares

September 27, 2016

Montlaur, a picturesque and historical village located in the fertile Dourdou Valley in the Rougier de Camares and inhabited since ancient times


Rougier de Camares – Southern Aveyron

September 27, 2016

Rougier of Camares, a vast region of Southern Aveyron that owes the red colour of its landscapes to the large amounts of iron oxide present in its soil


Peyrusse-le-Roc medieval village – Aveyron

September 24, 2016

Peyrusse-le-Roc, a stunning ruined medieval village that once was a thriving mining city and one of the most important bailiwicks of the historical Rouergue


Eglise Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Toulongergues

September 23, 2016

The pre-Romanesque Eglise Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Toulongergues near Villeneuve d’Aveyron, is one of the oldest churches in Western Europe


Pessales Russian Orthodox Chapel – Sylvanes

April 5, 2016

Pessales Russian Orthodox Chapel near Sylvanes Abbey, built in Russia, transported by train and re-assembled in Pessales by the young Russians who buil it


Saint Cernin – Grands Causses – Quercy

April 1, 2016

Saint Cernin, northeast of Cahors in Quercy, a wow factor church containing a wealth of religious art including stunning frescoes and stained glass windows


Giroussens Contemporary Ceramics Market

March 16, 2016

Giroussens Contemporary Ceramics Market is held every 1st weekend of June, and showcases an industry the Romans introduced in the Tarn some 2000 years ago


Pounti – Traditional Recipe from Cantal

October 28, 2015

Pounti, a traditional sucre-sale dish from Cantal and Aveyron in Southern Auvergne, prepared with mincemeat, chard leaves, flour, eggs, milk and prunes


Gabaudet – WWII massacre in Quercy

October 12, 2015

Gabaudet Farm in Quercy, the site where dozens of French Resistants were ambushed and shot by German panzer units on June 8, 1944, two days after D-Day

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Peyre troglodyte medieval village – Aveyron

Peyre, a semi-troglodyte village perched on a cliff overlooking the Viaduct of Millau over the river Tarn and ranked among the Beaux Villages de France

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Plateau du Levezou – Central Aveyron

The Plateau du Levezou is a region of lakes and wind farms that produce hydroelectricity and renewal energy that amount to over 5% of national energy

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Fenaille Museum – Hôtel de Jouéry – Rodez

The Fenaille Museum of Rodez was founded in the Hôtel de Jouéry and is primarily dedicated to the archaeology and history of Rouergue

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Montlaur village – Rougier de Camares

Montlaur, a picturesque and historical village located in the fertile Dourdou Valley in the Rougier de Camares and inhabited since ancient times

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