The most beautiful hikes in Aveyron
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Tours to discover in Aveyron
With breathtaking wild landscapes, a strong architectural heritage, Aveyron is a territory of discovery that will delight the amateur of hiking Aveyron. Hikers and lovers of mountain walks and hikes will not be left behind thanks to the numerous hiking trails and trails allowing you to discover a magnificent national park to discover the fauna and flora of the region.
Here is for you our selection of circuits in Aveyron to do with friends, family or alone.
From the 3 stars campsite Aveyron, take advantage of the numerous paths of hiking Aveyron for an unforgettable stay.
Top 10 of the most beautiful hikes in Aveyron
The Guilhaumard plateau
Hiking in Aveyron from Mas Raynal, discover the relief of Grandes Causses between the valley of Orb and the valley of Sorgue. Knowledgeable botanists will appreciate the plateau which abounds in a remarkably varied flora, rich in orchids. More than 1,800 species of plants thrive here, some of which are endemic. On the way, don’t miss the Sorgue springs whose underground water gushes out of a hole in the rock. Seasoned hikers or opportunistic walkers, follow the trail markers so as not to get lost. Average difficulty, duration 4 hours.
Loop of 12 km for 3h30 of walking with a 180 m difference in altitude, easy level. Starting from the church of Muret-Le-Château located between the Lot valley and the Marcillac valley. You will visit during this Aveyron hiking a site rich in historical monuments, churches, castles dating from the 11th and 12th century including the former castle of the bishops of Rodez, and medieval villages.
Loop of 11 km for 3 hours of walking, medium difficulty, starting from the Place du Faubourg. A hike Aveyron to discover the beautiful classified village of Najac, its medieval half-timbered houses, admire the fortified castle of Najac, follow the meanders of the Aveyron and admire the gorges of the Aveyron. From Najac, perched on a long ridge, you will enjoy a true panoramic view of the surroundings.
Between the “sauveté” and the “bastide” (country house)
Hiking trails Aveyron forming a loop of 11 km for 3 hours of walking with a difference in altitude of 350 m, easy level. Starting from the parking lot of the Naucelle gymnasium, walk along the 100 valleys country path during which you will discover a contrasting landscape between gorges, sloping forests, criss-crossed by the waters of the Viaur and the Lézert.
The cornices of the Tarn
Hiking Aveyron of 13.5 km for 5 hours of walking and a difference in altitude of 924 m. Difficult. Starting from the parking lot of the church of Liaucous. Walk through the Gorges du Tarn from ledge to ledge and discover the impressive beauty of the region. Be attentive to the specific fauna and flora of the place.
In the heart of Aubrac
Loop of 18.5 km for 5 hours of walking and a difference in altitude of 755 m, difficult. Departure from the center of Saint-Chély d’Aubrac, in front of the restaurant La Vallée. The Aubrac plateau offers a vast and unobstructed view of the highlands. From pastures to tracks used by transhumant herds, discover the impressive grandeur of Aubrac.
The geological site of Bozouls
Aveyron hiking of 15 km for 4 hours of walking with 438 m of difference in altitude. Easy level. Departure from the terrace located at the bottom of the town hall of Bozouls. An opportunity to discover the most exceptional meander that the river Dourdou has shaped in the limestones of the Causse Comtal.
Viaur gorges and lake of Bages
Loop of 14.5 km for 4h15 of walking and 557 m of elevation gain, difficult level. Hiking starting from the parking lot of Pont de Salars at the bottom of the village on the Viaur. It is the biggest hike in the middle of nature of our selection. To discover the valley of the Viaur, deep and wooded notch, and admire the lakes of Lévezou.
The Dolmen of Tiergues
Hiking in Aveyron forming a loop of 11 km for 4 hours of walking and 440 m of difference in altitude. Average level.this walk departing from the tourist office of Sainte-Affrique. The opportunity to discover the Dolmen of Tiergues which is classified as a historical monument and the rock of Caylus where you can observe the remains of the medieval castle which dominated the city and which was destroyed by the count of Toulouse in 1238. Beautiful panorama on the Sorgue valley.
The Millau Viaduct
Loop of 10.5 km for 3 hours of walking and 294 m of elevation gain, medium level. From the free flight site of Bruns, the Aveyron hike is not recommended in hot weather. Discover the majestic Millau Viaduct, the highest in the world, by following the Larzac cornices overlooking the Millau basin and the Tarn valley.