Canoë gorges du tarn campsite is ideally located for sightseeing in our region, aveyron, which is packed with outstanding sites, foods and history.
When you come to canoë gorges du tarn campsite, you will fall in love with the place and the region. You’ll come once, and want to come again!
The stunning construction of the Viaduct of Millau crosses the Tarn valley, between the Causse du Larzac and the plateaus of Lévézou. Besides the architecture that elegantly mingles with the unspoiled landscape of the south Aveyron, this bridge has exceptional dimensions. It is the world’s highest road bridge. The central pillar culminates 343 metres, making is higher than the Eiffel tower. The viaduct is visible from motorway A75 or from the Plateau du Larzac.
The Château de Peyrelade is set on a rock dominating the Tarn valley. In the Middle Ages, it was one of the most important fortresses of the Rouergue. During a visit to this castle in reconstruction, perched above the Tarn river and Peyrelade, you’ll find vaulted rooms, the castle ramparts, the draw-bridge and the spectacular donjon. Along a scenographic trail you’ll discover the way of life during the Middle Ages.
In the middle of the larzac plateau, surrounded by unspoilt expanses, la couvertoirade emerges like a mirage. Sheltered by its ramparts sits a perfectly preserved medieval village. This charming place is one of the most beautiful villages in france. It is also part of the larzac knights templar and knights hospitaller route linking a series of villages built by the two orders, including the villages of cavalerie and st-eulalie-de-cernon.
The Aven Armand is a hidden treasure set under the Causse Méjean. Tens of metres under the ground, water and time have created a stunning museum of nature, with masterly stalagmites and stalactites. In the main chamber with exceptional dimensions (the Notre Dame cathedral of Paris would fit in!) an exceptional light show is held, bringing even more magic to the place.
On the larzac limestone plateau, the river vis has carved out an enormous crater. The view is impressive from above. But there is more to see than the views from the lookout points above this deep gash in the rock. Continue down to the little village tucked in its hollow and admire the delightful waterfall fed by the vis. When summer gets too hot, you can cool off here while dangling your feet in the refreshing water.
The Tarn river has created a giant canyon in the limestone plateaus of the Grands Causses, set between the Aveyron and the Lozère, offering dazzling rocks. To admire the beauty of this Grand Site de France, the best viewpoint is the one of Point Sublime, dominating a meander of the Tarn, offering a great panorama on the gorges.