Musée du Cardinal Verdier

It's a rare small museum, the subject is pointed, but for the more curious, a real discovery of the man who is at the origins of so many churches in France: Cardinal Verdier.

Musée du Cardinal Verdier
Place de l'église, 12600 Lacroix-Barrez

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GALERIE - MUSÉE MARCEL BOUDOU

This museum, open in the summer period (July and August) exhibits in this period works by local artist Marcel BOUDOU and welcomes themed temporary exhibitions notably during the "Rencontres photographiques" (photographic meetings).

GALERIE - MUSÉE MARCEL BOUDOU
Place de l'Eglise, 12130 Ste-Eulalie-d'Olt
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 44 59

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Musée du Modelisme Ferroviaire

Museum of train models of 400 m2 for its cultural, historic and industrial aspect: steam and diesel eras and evolution of model making since 1930.

Musée du Modélisme Ferroviaire
14, Rue des Coquelicots, 12350 Lanuéjouls
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 81 98 23

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MINER'AUBRAC

An astonishing mineralogical collection. More than 1500 pieces exhibited, coming from the region, from across France and from around the world.

MINER'AUBRAC
Le Mas Rigal, 12460 St-Amans-des-Cots
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 81 61

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Espace Archéologique Départemental de Montrozier

Linked to the latest archaeological research in the Aveyron, presentation of temporary exhibitions and archaeological collections from the Aveyron. Pedagogical activities and visits to archaeological sites by appointment.

Espace Archéologique départemental de Montrozier
Le Bourg, 12630 Montrozier
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 70 75 00 - 33 (0)5 65 70 71 45

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Mini-Musée de Pomayrols

Pomayrols overlooks the Lot valley. In one of the rooms of the château, that dominates the village, this mini-museum holds a remarkable collection of agricultural tools from years gone by. Through these tools, M. Badoc makes working the fields, the vineyards and the strawberries of this Vallée d'Olt come back to life. A passionate trip back in time.

Mini-Musée de Pomayrols
Le Bourg Le château, 12130 Pomayrols
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 45 21

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EULALIE D'ART

Saint Eulalie d'Olt, classed amongst the plus beaux villages de France (most beautiful villages in France), has set up an artistic and craft centre. A old 17th century barn has been restored to enable the installation of artists and artisans d'art (artistic craftsmen). This building called "Eulalie d'Art" houses 6 creation workshops that perpetuate the "savoir-faire".

EULALIE D'ART
"La Grange" Espace Louis Marcilhac, 12130 Ste-Eulalie-d'Olt
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 82 68

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Espace EDF Truyère de Couesques

Located in the former control room of the power plant of Couesques, this new EDF Truyère space is a place to discover the industrial heritage of the rivers Lot and Truyère.

Espace EDF Truyère de Couesques
Couesques, 12140 St-Hippolyte
Telephone : 33 (0)5 34 39 88 70

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Viaduc Expo - Visite Libre

The Viaduct Expo shows the construction of the Viaduct of Millau and its function, models and informative panels. Free access throughout the year.

Viaduc Expo
Aire du Viaduc de Millau, 12100 Millau
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 61 61 54

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Terra Memoria

Terra Mamoria is a place of interactive discovery recounting history of the Averonnais landscape from the creation of the Earth right up to today.

Terra Memoria
Allée Paul Causse, 12340 Bozouls
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 69 27

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Espace culturel de Rignac

The Communauté de communes du Pays Rignacois and its cultural director have entered a real challenge: exhibiting and helping contemporary creation.

Espace culturel de Rignac, 12390 Rignac

Espace Culturel
Place du Portail-Haut, 12390 Rignac

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Fenaille Museum

2 stars

Museum of archaeology and history of the Rouergue presenting an exceptional collection of statue-menhirs.

MUSÉE FENAILLE
14 Place Raynaldy, 12000 Rodez
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 73 84 30

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Musée de Millau et des Grands Causses

Leather and glove museum: presentation of tanning tools, of old haute couture gloves. DVD on glove making and tanning. Museum of palaeontology, prehistory of the Causses and Gallo-Roman archaeology: production of the Graufesenque potters.

MUSÉE DE MILLAU
Place Foch Hôtel de Pégayrolles, 12100 Millau
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 59 01 08

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Madeleine Sarrouy - artiste peintre

Painter in mixed techniques, work outside the beaten tracks, neither figurative nor abstract but a journey in between to explore life's turns.

Madeleine Sarrouy - artiste peintre
La Blaquèrerie, 12230 La Couvertoirade
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 62 18 10

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Musée de la Résistance de Villelongue

Photos of Maquis and photos of the sabotage that took place in the Aveyron. The museum possesses photocopies of clandestine newspapers and photos of the atrocities committed by the German troops.

Musée de la Résistance de Villelongue
Chapelle de Villelongue, 12800 Cabanès
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 00 41

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Musée des Beaux Arts Denys-Puech

Next to works by the sculptor Aveyronnais Denys PUECH (1854-1942), famous for his feminine portraits imbued with melancholy, the museum presents an important collection of contemporary art.

MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DENYS-PUECH
Place Georges Clémenceau, 12000 Rodez
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 77 89 60

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Musée du Scaphandre

Discover the inventions of Rouquayrol and Denayrouze, who in 1864 invented the first modern autonomous diving suit in history. Jules Verne took inspiration from their device for equipping Captain Nemo in his novel "20000 Leagues under the Sea". First tests were carried out in the waters of the Lot. More than 300 objects are exhibited and attract specialists from all over the world.

Musée du Scaphandre
35, rue Droite Ancienne Eglise St. Jean-Baptiste, 12500 Espalion
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 09 18

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La Maison de la Cerise

At the heart of the Tarn valley, a few minutes from Millau, come and discover the secrets of the "red gold": Pauhle cherries and 200 years of tradition and aveyronnais savoir-faire. The "Maison de la Cerise" is situated in an old peasants house in the heart of the village of Paulhe. The ground floor of the museum is dedicated to the growing and harvesting of cherries through the ages and the first floor has an exhibition and sales of regional products. This museum informs visitors on the economy of the Vallée des Gorges du Tarn linked to the growing of "red gold" as say certain of the 170 producers who farm the 375 odd acres of cherry orchards giving an average production of 650 tonnes per year.

LA MAISON DE LA CERISE
Place de l'Escaras, 12520 Paulhe
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 59 00 98

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Maison de l'écrivain Jean Boudou

Set up in the house where Jean Boudou was born, somewhere between nostalgia and humour, a surprising trip into the work of our great writers. The Maison Jean Boudou is a place of discovery and culture.

Maison de l'écrivain Jean Boudou
Lo Carrierat, 12800 Crespin
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 42 16 53

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Pastoralia

"Pastoralia, the world of ewes", is a discovery area dedicated to the rearing of the Lacaune ewes whose milk is processed into Roquefort cheese.

Pastoralia
Route de Bournac, 12400 St-Affrique
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 98 10 23

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Musée des Arts Buissonniers

Buissonniers Museum of Arts, exhibition of raw art, visit of "la Construction Insolite" (the unusual construction) a collective monumental work.

Nouveaux Troubadours
Le Bourg, 12370 St-Sever-du-Moustier
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 99 97 97 - 33 (0)6 72 95 60 18

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TERRA OLT

Scenographic centre dedicated to the river Lot and the traditions of this valley: navigation, fishing, daily life of the Ribièrols (riverains in French - inhabitants), geography, geology, ... new interactive course to learn while having fun.

TERRA OLT
Le Bourg, 12300 St-Parthem
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 63 27 96

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Musée Joseph Vaylet (Arts et Traditions Populaires)

The Joseph Vaylat museum of Arts et Traditions Populaires presents a traditional 19th century rourgat interior of a house ("cantou" fireplace, "souillarde" utility room and furniture...) as well as a rich collection of bedside fonts. Numerous objects of daily life from times gone by are presented by theme in an exceptional Gothic setting.

Musée Joseph Vaylet (Arts et Traditions Populaires)
35, rue Droite Ancienne Eglise St. Jean-Baptiste, 12500 Espalion
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 09 18

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NORIA, LA MAISON DE L'EAU

Ancient restored 13th century watermill converted into a centre dedicated to water, NORIA welcomes you in the heart of the village of Saint Jean du Bruel.

NORIA MAISON DE L'EAU
Rue du Moulin, 12230 St-Jean-du-Bruel
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 62 20 32

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Musée La Forge

What are our memories of the forge? For our children a real discovery, this craft is still alive, the keys to understanding this ancient craft are in this small country forge.

Musée La Forge
Le bourg, 12600 Murols

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Musée Jean BOUDOU

This museum in the heart of the village of Saint Laurent d'Olt, holds documents on the works of Jean Boudou, Occitan writer, and sculptures by Lucien Girma. Temporary exhibitions are added each summer.

Musée Jean BOUDOU
Le Bourg, 12560 St-Laurent-d'Olt

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'Les Mémoires de Cransac' - Musée

2000 years of mining and spa history in Cransac. Cransac les Eaux, Cransac les Mines and Cransac les Thermes are presented with numerous photographic reproductions, plans, animated models.

Les Mémoires de Cransac - Musée
Place Jean Jaurès L'Envol, 12110 Cransac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 63 06 80

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MAISON NATALE DE JEAN-HENRI FABRE

Birth place of Jean-Henri FABRE. Visit: life and work of Jean-Henri FABRE, discover the setting of his childhood life. Displays: in the village, in the insect garden, along the botanical path. Itinerant exhibitions (under the microscope, history of a log, the world of butterflies).

MAISON NATALE DE JEAN-HENRI FABRE, 12780 St-Léons
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 58 50 50

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Musée Damien Bec

Statue and Menhir Museum. Popular Art and Traditions. Visit the statue menhirs and local craftsmens' tools.

MUSÉE STATUES-MENHIRS ABBÉ BEC DAMIEN
Saint-Crépin, 12380 Laval-Roquecezière
Telephone : 33 (0)5 63 72 14 29

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Mini-Musée de La Roque Valzergues

La Roque Valzergues, close to St Saturnin de Lenne, was one of the 4 lordships of the Rouergue. Overlooking the Serre valley, the hamlet has conserved the vestiges of its fortifications. The Mini-Museum has been laid out in the postern adjoining the Grande Porte (main gate). In this small area, you can see an exhibition of ancient tools, photos and other touching souvenirs.

Mini-Musée de La Roque Valzergues
La Roque Valzergues, 12560 St-Saturnin-de-Lenne
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 70 41 69

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MUSÉE DU COUTEAU DE LAGUIOLE, DE L'OBJET FORGE ET DE L'OUTIL TRANCHANT

An unmissable stage after the free visit of the workshop, guided and commentated of the "Coutellerie (knife makers) de Laguiole Honoré Durand" workshop - a living space with the the Damascus steel blacksmith (the only blacksmith in Laguiole to forge Damascus steel).

MUSÉE DU COUTEAU DE LAGUIOLE, DE L'OBJET FORGE ET DE L'OUTIL TRANCHANT
ZA La Poujade ROUTE D'AUBRAC, 12210 Laguiole
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 51 23 47

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Soulages Museum

2 stars

A contemporary, internationally famous painter, Pierre Soulages was born in Rodez in 1919. A museum dedicated to the artist was created in his place of birth. It houses work by Pierre Soulages and large temporary exhibitions.

MUSEE SOULAGES
Avenue Victor Hugo Jardin du Foirail, 12000 Rodez
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 73 82 60

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Musée Au fil du Rail

Au fil du rail in Agen d'Aveyron invites you to visit its two miniature trains networks, realistic decors, various animations, sound and light.

Au fil du Rail
6 CHEMIN DES GARRIGUES, 12630 Agen-d'Aveyron
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 42 70 60

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MUSEE DE L'UNIFORME

Museum of the human adventure, chronology of military uniforms from 1830 to 1962.

MUSEE DE L'UNIFORME
630 avenue Paul Ramadier, 12300 Livinhac-le-Haut
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 43 45 80

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Site Archéologique de la Graufesenque

Commentated visit of part of the village of the Gallo-Roman potters where you will see the sanctuaries, firing ovens, workshops and houses.

SITE ARCHÉOLOGIQUE LA GRAUFESENQUE
Avenue Louis Balsan La Graufesenque, 12100 Millau
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 60 11 37

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Atelier d'Art Jean LACALMONTIE

In the heart of the village of Estaing, this is an authentic 18th century house where Jean Lacalmontie, professional artist, exhibits his work. Oils, water colours and sculptures are displayed in diverse techniques in the search for harmony and beauty.

Atelier d'Art Jean LACALMONTIE
Place de la Priousse, 12190 Estaing
Telephone : 33 (0)4 71 47 75 10

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L'Atelier Blanc

Modern art space located on the banks of the Aveyron, in a garden (decorative and vegetable) that brings its past back to life.

L'Atelier Blanc
Chemin de la rive droite, 12200 Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Telephone : 33 (0)6 30 53 37 92

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Château / Musée de la vie rurale / Musée de la pierre

In the château at the heart of the mediaeval village of Saint Beauzély, a collection of more than 5000 objects concerning agricultural crafts, rural life and stone crafts. Reconstruction of a school classroom at the start of the last century. Museum associated with the Museum of the Rouergue.

Château / Musée de la vie rurale / Musée de la pierre
Le Château, 12620 St-Beauzély
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 62 03 90 - 33 (0)6 77 03 97 42

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MUSÉE MUNICIPAL URBAIN CABROL

Generalist museum predominantly archaeological and ethnological. Installation of new Beaux Arts rooms. Temporary art exhibitions.

MUSÉE MUNICIPAL URBAIN CABROL
Place de la Fontaine, 12200 Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 45 44 37

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La Maison de la Truffe

Window displays and information panels. Sales of truffles in jars, products containing truffles, regional products and saffron.

La Maison de la Truffe
Rue du Château, 12100 Comprégnac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 62 31 00 - 33 (0)6 32 46 90 27

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Musée de la forge et de l'ancienne vie rurale

Come and discover a fascinating piece of local history. You can collect the keys from the Mairie in the village centre, from 10-11 am on Monday or from 2-4 pm on Tuesday and Friday. Alternatively, call 05 65 81 49 56.

MUSÉE DE LA FORGE ET DE L'ANCIENNE VIE RURALE
Le Bourg, 12440 Lescure-Jaoul
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 81 82 10 - 33 (0)5 65 81 49 56

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MUSÉE DU CHARROI RURAL

Carts, transport, local crafts, agricultural tools and objects. Complete set of tools of local crafts. Audiovisual film. Wooden wheel museum.

MUSÉE DU CHARROI RURAL
Placet Eglise Saint-Firmin, 12120 Salmiech
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 74 23 55 - 33 (0)5 65 46 78 14

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Micro-musée du Clairon Rolland

The chapel of the Lacalm cemetery welcomes the micro museum dedicated to the memory and heroic adventures of Bugle Guillaume Rolland Officer of the légion d'honneur, hero of the battle of Sidi-Brahim in 1845.

Micro-musée du Clairon Rolland
Chapelle Foirail communal, Lacalm, 12210 Argences-en-Aubrac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 30 12 - 33 (0)6 14 35 70 38

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Musée départemental des arts et métiers traditionnels

Vignoble et Découverte

In an old woollen mill, remarkable for its roof timbers and central columns, the exhibition presents four themed levels including monumental machines (forge, power hammer, mill wheels, presses), demonstrate the traditions of the Rouergue.

MUSEE DEPARTEMENTAL DES ARTS ET METIERS TRADITIONNELS
Rue de la Cascade, 12330 Salles-la-Source
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 67 28 96

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CENTRE ARCHEOLOGIQUE DE L'HOSPITALET

Exhibition of Gallo-Roman pottery. (Necropolis from the 1st to the 3rd century of the Vayssière - Larzac). Geology.

CENTRE ARCHEOLOGIQUE DE L'HOSPITALET
Place des Cygnes, 12230 L'Hospitalet-du-Larzac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 62 71 01 - 33 (0)5 65 69 07 36

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La Maison des Dolmens

La Maison des Dolmens is a discovery site in the Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses: you will find an exhibition on the construction and the functions of these "stone tables". 17 dolmens are to be found around the Maison des Dolmens ... so don't hesitate to follow the "Dolmen Discovery Circuit" available at the Office de Tourisme!

La Maison des Dolmens
Route du Paouzadou, Buzeins, 12150 Sévérac-d'Aveyron
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 67 31

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CENTRE ALBERT CALMELS

History, nature, heritage, exhibition on the flora of Aubrac - slide show - Consultation of documents. Open from May 20th till October 20th, wednesdays from 2:30 pm till 5:30 pm. By appointment for the groups : 05 65 48 48 20.

Centre Albert Calmels
St Rémy Ancien Presbytère, 12210 Montpeyroux
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 48 48 20

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Musée de la forge et des anciens métiers de Belcastel

The old forge acquired by the council and carefully restored, will enable you to discover, or rediscover, elements of life from yesteryear, the crafts of the blacksmith, clog maker, fisherman, etc... an attractive documented visit to share with youngsters.

MUSEE DE LA FORGE
Le Bourg, 12390 Belcastel
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 64 52 25

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Collections Archéologiques de Girmou

Exhibition: archeological finds from the site of Girmou, agricultural tools and interior of last century.

Collections Archéologique de Girmou
Place Irénée Quintard Centre Culturel La Serpentine, 12300 Firmi
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 80 87 53 - 33 (0)5 65 63 43 02

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Mille Ans de Traces en Aubrac

Exhibition " Mille ans de Traces en Aubrac " : the life of the farmers in the XIth century, mills, the resistance movement, the fauna and the deers.

Mille Ans de Traces, 12470 Condom-d'Aubrac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 27 11

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Maison du bois

The maison du bois (wooden house) is an extension of the discovery trail on the theme of wood and the forest.

Maison du bois
Le Bourg, 12600 Taussac
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 66 02 45

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MUSÉE MUNICIPAL ARCHÉOLOGIQUE

Sévérac le Château Archaeological Museum: exhibits objects from daily life from the 15th century back to 180 000 years ago: weapons, finery, ceramics, cut and polished stones.

MUSÉE MUNICIPAL ARCHÉOLOGIQUE
Rue des Douves Sévérac-le-Château Maison du Tourisme et de la Culture, 12150 Sévérac-d'Aveyron
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 47 67 31

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Saint-Izaire castle and archery museum

Fortified castle from the 14th century whose impressive sandstone walls hide the refinement of its internal decoration. Formerly a bishop's summer palace, this building is a listed Historic Monument that has kept some of its original features when the bishops had a way of life similar to the great feudal lords.

Château de Saint-Izaire
rue du Château, 12480 St-Izaire
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 99 42 27 - 33 (0)5 65 99 40 31

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Rural Wood Museum

Over the years BEL furniture have built their fame and reputation based on a traditional and highly skilled production process. Today they like to show visitors and customers the old methods used by the craftsman of the past.

MUSÉE RURAL DU BOIS, 12550 Coupiac

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LE GRENIER DE CAPOU

Welcome to the Ferme de l'âne Heureux (farm of the happy donkey) where Raymond Capoulade and al his family welcome you with warmth and conviviality.

LE GRENIER DE CAPOU
La Crestilie, 12210 Soulages-Bonneval
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 44 31 63

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Musée Le Moulin de Burée

On the beautiful water discovery walk in Brommat, an indispensable stop: the discovery of a flower watermill, how it works and its history.

Musée Le Moulin de Burée
Burée, 12600 Brommat
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 66 00 96

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Le Musée d'Antoine

An original presentation of old tractors (from 1920 onwards) and diverse agricultural equipment.

LE MUSEE D'ANTOINE
Z.A. La Bounitio, 12600 Thérondels
Telephone : 33 (0)6 80 41 11 05

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Village de Belcastel

History of the village (one of the plus beaux villages de France (most beautiful villages in France)) and the château, visit the church and commentary of the tomb and statue of Alzias de SAUHNAC, commentary on the bridge, visit of the Calades (steep narrow paved streets), bread oven etc... (boutique and grocer's in summer).

VILLAGE DE BELCASTEL
Le bourg, 12390 Belcastel
Telephone : 33 (0)5 65 64 46 11

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