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Medieval Bastides

Walking the Aveyron River
from Villefranche-de-Rouergue to Najac

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7 to 9 days with bags transfer, half board, Chambre d'Hôtes (hotel in Villefranche-de- Rouergue). Dogs allowed!



Diverse walk along the valley of the Aveyron River and wooded slopes with open landscapes on plateau.
Start possibke any day. Daily walk-distance: 9-21 km.


The walk starts in department Aveyron, following the course of Aveyron River. After St.Antonin-Noble-Val in department Tarn-et-Garonne you walk back to Najac in Aveyron.


Villefranche-de-Rouergue is originally a "bastide", a city of straight and short streets, dividing the city in squares like New York. The city grew far ahead of its original Bastide.
In centre of town the Coll'iale,a church form 14th century. The church has a tower of 58 m high, dominating the small town. In fornt of it the Place Notre Dame, a squrae with arcades, with a market on thursday morning. At this thursday market all kind of merchants meet because it is a regional market. S[ecial to thois marketplace are the small merchants proving their homemade ware, vegetables and chicken. This market is quite important for the local economy but is also an opportunity to try out local biologically produced vegetables.



The village is known for its Mewdieval buildings.

The castle built in 1253 has been restore partially.The church of Saint John from the 13th century has been built by the citizen as a punishment for having followed the Cathar beliefs.

The village and its "faubourg" are caracterized by the architectuur typical of the many bastide-villages with their arcades-squares.

Najac is one of the 140  Plus Beaux Villages de France (nicest villages of France), generating a large income of tourism.

Saint-Antonin Noble Val

Four building in Saint-Antonin have been classifeid as Historical Monument: the city hall; the arcades of 'Maison d'Amour'; the 'Maison Fonsagrives-Muratet' and the Moulin à huile de noix (walnut oilpmill).

The Office de Tourisme is housed in an attractive 18th century covent (Couvent des Genovefains).

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  H36  Standard ** packages. Basic rate: in €   p.p. in double room, 2 persons sharing.
  2019 B&B Dinners Lunches  Basic rate Suppl. single room Solo, basic rate all-in Bags transfer
  H36  7 days 6 5 5 899 259 1257 Included
  H36  8 days 7 6 6 1023 300 1414 Included
  H36  9 days 8 7 7 1152 340 1597 Included
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 Extra nights B&B Diner Lunch Price p.p. Suppl. route notes Suppl. single room Bags transfer
  Villefranche de
  Rouergue ***
Yes No No 56 Free 44 N.A.

Discount small parties of  3 to 8 persons 

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Not applicable in these packages

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Hotels  W36 Medieval Bastides  7 days  8 days  9 days
 Villefranche-de-Rouergue ***  hotel B&B (dinner not included on first day)  Day 1  Day 1  Day 1
 Parisot**  Day 2  Day 2  Day 2
 Caylus **  Day 3  Day 3  Day 3
 St.Antonin-Noble-val **  Day 4  Day 4  Day 4
 Verfeyl-sur-Seye **  Day 5  Day 5  Day 5
 Najac **  Day 6  Day 6  Day 6
 Villefranche-de-Rouergue ***    Day 7  Day 7
 Villefranche-de-Rouergue ***      Day 8
 Leave after breakfast and end of the package.

(in the 7 days package a transfer back to Villefranche is included)

(in the 9 days package entrance is included in 4 sites to visit in Villefranche.
 Day 7   Day 8  Day 9

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W36 - 9 days   Walk distances day
 Day 1 Visit of Villefranche-de-Rouergue or a small round walk of 5 km
 Day 2 Villefranche-de-Rouergue - Parisot  22km
 Day 3 Parisot - Caylus  21 km
 Day 4 Caylus - St.Antonin-Noble-Val  16 km
 Day 5 St.Antonin-Noble-Val  - Verfeyl-sur-Seye  23 km
 Day 6 Verfeyl-sur-Seye - Najac  15 km
 Day 7 Najac - Villefranche-de-Rouergue  22 km
 Day 8 Visit of 4 sites in town.

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NajacTravelling to Villefranche-de-Rouergue

1. By train from Paris to
Villefranche-de-Rouergue (6 to 8 hour)

2. By train from Toulouse to Villefranche-de-Rouergue (1 hour)

3. Rodez airport (Ryanair) - Villefranche-de-Rouergue (2 to 3 hour)


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