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Millau Viaduct seen from Peyre

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

Plateau du Levezou

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

Fenaille Museum - Lady of Saint-Sernin statue-menhir

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

Montlaur on the bank of the Dourdou River

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

Rougier de Camares - Soil saturated with iron dioxide

Rougier de Camares – Southern Aveyron

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

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

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

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

Icones in Pessales Russian Orthodox Chapel

Pessales Russian Orthodox Chapel – Sylvanes

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

Giroussens Contemporary Ceramics Market

Giroussens Contemporary Ceramics Market

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, a traditional dessert from Central France

Pounti – Traditional Recipe from Cantal

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

traveling to quercy from the uk -Cahors - Pont Valentré

Traveling to Quercy from the UK

Traveling to Quercy from the UK by air, land and sea is easy despite the distance as the area is served by 2 airports, good rail, road and ferry networks

Traveling to Aveyron from the UK

Traveling to Aveyron from the UK

Traveling to Aveyron from the UK by means of air, rail and road is easy as the region is served by 2 airports, and extensive railway and road networks

Keep of the castle of Najac

Najac medieval fortress – Aveyron – Rouergue

The fortress of Najac in Aveyron where Richard the Lionheart signed a treaty of alliance with Alphonse of Aragon to strengthen his hold over Aquitaine

Fort du Lourdou in Belcastel - Aveyron

Fort du Lourdou – Roc d’Anglars

Fort du Lourdou, the defensive outpost of the fortress of Belcastel was built at the foot of Roc d'Anglars, an imposing cliff commanding the Aveyron River
Saint-Lary-Soulan ski resort in the French Pyrenees

Saint-Lary-Soulan, a family orientated ski resort – Pyrenees

Saint-Lary-Soulan, a family orientated ski resort in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, equally popular in summer with hikers and mountain bikers
Collegiate Notre-Dame des Pommiers Beaucaire

Beaucaire, medieval castle, town and fair

Beaucaire, a City of Art and History located along the Rhône River, once one of the wealthiest French cities renowned for its international fair
Saint-Pierre of Assier Church - castle on frieze

Saint-Pierre of Assier Church, Lot’s only Renaissance church

Saint-Pierre of Assier Church, the only Renaissance church in the Lot department, was built by Galiot de Genouillac, lord of Assier and armourer of King Francois I

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