27 days in Aveyron Itinerary

27 days in Aveyron Itinerary

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Fly to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, Drive to Conques
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Conques
— 6 nights
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Laguiole
— 8 nights
Drive
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Millau
— 10 nights
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Conques

— 6 nights
Conques is a former commune in the Aveyron department in southern France, in the Occitanie region. Museum-lovers will get to explore Terra Olt and Maison de la Chataigne. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy and Chateau de Belcastel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Conques: Grotte de Foissac (in Foissac), Chapelle Saint Jean-Baptiste de Modulance (in Rieupeyroux) and DuPrem (in Maleville). There's much more to do: visit Village de Conques, step into the grandiose world of Forteresse de Najac, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Rosaire, and don't miss a visit to Abbaye de Loc-Dieu.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Conques trip builder site.

Vancouver, Canada to Conques is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Conques are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Laguiole.

Things to do in Conques

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laguiole

— 8 nights
Laguiole is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.It is known for its Laguiole cheese, which has an Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (label of guaranteed origin), and as the birthplace of the Laguiole knife. Visit Eglise Saint-Hilarian-Sainte-Foy de Perse and Chateau de Valon for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee du Couteau de Laguiole and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien. Explore Laguiole's surroundings by going to Bozouls (Le Canyon de Bozouls & Terra.Memoria), Espalion (Musee des Arts et traditions Populaires Joseph-Vaylet, Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, &more) and Cascade Le Saut du Chien (in Montezic). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Le Grenier de Capou, pause for some photo ops at La statue du Taureau, explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Estaing, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Matthieu.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Laguiole trip builder app.

Drive from Conques to Laguiole in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Millau.

Things to do in Laguiole

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Millau

— 10 nights

Leather Capital of France

Best known for its sheepskin gloves, Millau was at the head of the French fashion industry for gloves for two centuries.
Take a break from the city and head to La Cite de Pierres - Montpellier-le-Vieux and Accro roc des infruts. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Soulages Rodez and Musee des Metiers de la Pierre et de la vie Rurale. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Millau: Rodez (Musee Denys-Puech, Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez, &more), Eglise Saint-Pierre (in Nant) and La Maison de la Forge et des Anciens metiers (in Belcastel). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Viaduc de Millau, explore the ancient world of Graufesenque, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Millau, and have some family-friendly fun at Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Millau trip builder app.

Drive from Laguiole to Millau in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Millau

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Aveyron travel guide

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Bridges · Specialty Museums · Castles