Rodez and its surroundings
By staying at the hotel Aux Berges de l'Aveyron, you are in Onet-le-Château, between town and countryside. A charming town with an exceptional heritage and many activities that you can discover on pleasant walks. And then, of course, by stopping with us, you are only a few minutes from Rodez, a magnificent City of Art and History which reveals many treasures... Its museums: Fenailles for archeology and history of the Rouergue, Denis Puech for Fine Arts and of course, the famous Soulages Museum, with its exceptional architecture, dedicated to the work of Pierre Soulages and contemporary art; its majestic Notre Dame de Rodez Cathedral (1277-1577) whose bell tower surmounted by a Virgin culminates at 87 meters (highest flat bell tower in France). The Grand Rodez tourist office organizes visits including access to the roofs of the cathedral from where you can admire an extraordinary panoramic view!
Lovers of nature and beautiful stones will not be left out. Rodez and its surroundings offer magnificent discoveries. Among the marvels of the Rouergue... the Trou de Bozoul, a natural cove; the Lakes’ region; Salle La Source and its museum of old crafts 15km away... as well as no less than 10 villages classified among the most beautiful villages in France: Conques and its Romanesque abbey famous for its tympanum 25 km away, Belcastel dominated by its medieval castle, Brousse-le-Château and its fortress still watching over the Tarn valley today, Estaing on the way to Santiago de Compostela, La Couvertoirade, witness to the memory of the Templar and Hospitaller orders, Najac overlooking the Gorges de l'Aveyron, Peyre and its many troglodyte monuments, Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, a former royal bastide in the heart of Ségala between Rodez and Albi, Saint-Côme-d'Olt at the foot of the Aubrac with its church surmounted by an astonishing flamed bell tower and Saint-Eulalie-d'Olt with its facades of pebbles from the river.
The magnificent Lot valley is only 30 km away and the superb Aubrac plateaus with the Laguiole cutlery 50 km away as well as the city of insects Micropolis; the Gorges du Tarn; the Millau viaduct, Saint Afrique and its Roquefort cellars.
Decidedly, the ideas for discoveries around our hotel are not lacking.
Do not hesitate to ask us, we will be happy to advise you...