Camping La Peyrade
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Le camping "La Peyrade" offers you a peaceful place and an aquatic space, to radiate and to embark on the discovery of the historical and geological wonders embroidered by the hand of the man: Castles, fortresses, Bastides, cliffs and gorges. Rough to the north, facing south to the south, the region is contrasted, but stone reigns everywhere, as evidenced by the appellation of camping. First of all, embrace the region, crisscrossing at random, whatever your means of transport. Bikers, cyclists, hikers and drivers, "lift your foot" and look, breathe, free yourself from your constraints.
The Rouergue is sublime!
Many well-marked hikes will allow you to circulate, on foot or by mountain bike (unless you wish to rent an electric bike at the camping ). Very close, join the “Medieval Trail” 14 km, the “Chemin de la Resistance” 21 km, “AL Travers” the Ethno Botanical trail 5.5 km, “Le Buenne” 15 km. Everywhere, bridges, fountains, calades. The “Landes” trail on horseback or by bicycle is harmonious and conducive to observation. Find out more at the “El Rio” equestrian center, which will offer you a fine range of rides or packages. By bike, escape the 20 km between Najac and Bruniquel. Cliffs, the Corniche road, Cirque de Bône, canyons and waterfalls, everything is within reach of your curiosity and your wonder. The Gouffre de Bannac and the Lac de Bannac mill, near Villefranche de Rouergue, will offer you freshness and change of scenery, or the observation of water birds in Martiels. Najac, which carries the qualification “One of the Most Beautiful Villages of France”, dominates the river. You can paddle canoe, kayak, and the Royal Fortress, so powerful, the unique street, make it an excursion… Unique! If you want to stay in peace with nature, your fishing license in your pocket, you will go to the Val de Lenne lake (2nd fish farming category), where you can all enjoy the water activities: Bathing area in Baraqueville, pedal boat , paddle, stand up. A snack awaits you there. At Lac de Cambeyrac, you will titillate pike, pikeperch or perch (CPMA card) towards Entraygues sur Truyère.
Between history and heritage
Heritage lovers, Rodez the prefecture, to the east, is a very old town, and the picturesque streets of the town center bear witness to this. The Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral has the tallest flat bell tower in France, 87m, and you will appreciate during your stroll, the Tour des Corbières of the XVst century. Visit the De Pierre Soulages museum: An exceptional museum, entirely dedicated to this Master of contemporary art, paintings, copper plates, lithographs, inks. Gigantic initiatory or artistic path. Also visit the Fenaille Museum which turns your gaze on a collection of statues, menhirs, dolmens, and Roman mosaics. This very beautiful place combines art and history, in a very beautiful place for a first-rate archaeological collection. You are in Rouergue, the Mecca of Bastides, these “new towns” of the XNUMXth century.st century. Villefranche de Rouergue with its Collegiate Church of Notre Dame and the place of the same name is a treasure! The Chartreuse Saint Sauveur is a masterpiece of Gothic style, the Chapel of the Brotherhood of Black Penitents and its wooden vault, deserves a guided visit. An original recent luminous fountain will appeal to you. Go find out why!
An idyllic location
4 km from camping La Peyrade, sits one of the jewels of Aveyron: Belcastel on its rocky outcrop. Still one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, which valiantly survived the Lords of Rouergue: Medieval village, calades, moats, military fortress of the XIst century sublimely perched and imposing. A beautiful bridge spans the river which is sheltered under the willows. The restorations of this heritage deserve that we bow! “Hats off to the builders, hats off” to the restorers of these prestigious buildings that safeguard historical memory! The Maison de la Forge et des métiers d'art, 4 km away, offers hoof crafts. It is a dive into the well-documented atmosphere of life and industrial craftsmanship in the trades of clog makers and fishermen. (information at the tourist office). 6 km from Rignac, the immense Château de Bournazel, propels you towards the XVIst century and the Renaissance. Avant-garde for this period, it is a setting for tapestries, works of art from the XVI century.st in the XVIIIst century. The garden is classified "Remarkable"? Here again the restoration is precious. It is an astonishing jewel in this rustic Aveyron. However, stone predominates everywhere, because even the roof is in Lauzes de Corrèze and the sculptures of the stonemasons, of great finesse. The light shines. Go a little further to see the Domaine des Bourrines, next to Laissac Séverac. The Church. This farm-Tower-attic, saved by a human adventure, is part of the Small Heritage… Grandiose however.
Who says heritage also says Gastronomic heritage.
You will love the Aubrac Aligot and its sausage, reconstituting but appreciated in any season. And the Ségala lamb, the farçous with chard, the fouace, the anise scalded, or the Spit Cake, the shaping of which is quite an art. Also try Tomme d'Estaing or Le Perail. Of course the Roquefort will make your mouth water and the visit of the cellars is very instructive if you go to Roquefort sur Soulzon. You will glean good culinary ideas to enrich your dishes with this delicious sheep cheese. In Aveyron, you will love to do wine tourism. Marcillac AOC wines, also called Mansois, will be on your circuits. The winegrowers, strong in their know-how, are informed educators and you will be fascinated by their visits followed if you wish, by tastings. Also rediscover Ratafia, rich in taste secrets. The colorful markets will awaken your taste buds, to respond happily to local products, so lovingly offered by farmers, breeders, winegrowers or beekeepers and other magicians!
And in the evening, when you return from your sunny and enriching escapades, you will happily share your journeys around your photos in the shady peace of the camping La Peyrade.