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Arnac-sur-Dourdou

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron

Arnac-sur-Dourdou - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron
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Smallest town in the Aveyron, Arnac-sur-Dourdou has a rural heritage that the association Clote The renovated since its creation in 2001. Arnac is located in southern Aveyron and limitations of the Tarn and Herault. Its charm is its location 70 km from the sea and nestled in the beautiful green valley of Dourdou. The agriculture and livestock, which were the riches of yesterday have been replaced by exploitation of forests that cover 90% of the commune. Today, elected Arnac maintain and make it alive with little means but full of projects are days in the future.

Geographical information

MunicipalityArnac-sur-Dourdou
Postcode12360
Latitude43.7265590 (N 43° 43’ 36”)
Longitude2.9322160 (E 2° 55’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 506m to 1000m
Surface area16.57 km²
Population37 inhabitants
Density2 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRodez (113 km, 1h54)
Insee code12009
IntercommunalityCC du Rougier de Camarès
DepartmentAveyron
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Brusque8.6 km (14 min)
Murat-sur-Vèbre12 km (16 min)
Fayet13.7 km (23 min)
Castanet-le-Haut15.9 km (24 min)
Moulin-Mage17.7 km (22 min)
Sylvanès17.8 km (30 min)
Saint-Geniès-de-Varensal19 km (29 min)
Mélagues20 km (31 min)
Camarès20 km (28 min)
Saint-Gervais-sur-Mare21 km (29 min)
Gissac21 km (33 min)
Tauriac-de-Camarès21 km (32 min)
Cambon-et-Salvergues23 km (31 min)

Things to see and do

The fountain The Clote restored in 2002 and received an award from the department of Aveyron, renovation of the bread oven in 2006, stained glass, sounds offal, the church clock in 2008, the 2009 gateways 2012.

In 2011 during the celebrations of the tenth anniversary of La Clote, it was decided to create Thursdays La Clote the first Thursday of August and of organizing a lively meal with local leaders. Projects are many and include the acquisition and rebuilding a dryer chestnut, rebuild the bridge of La Mouline carried away by the flood of Dourdou in 1982, rehabilitate an old "jasse" and a "floor" local heritage abandoned Today also replace some of the famous tar cobbled streets by.

Ridges marked route starting and finishing in Arnac (4 hours walk).

Swimming in unsupervised river!

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Each year, in June Transarnacoise (walking 20 km in the woods of Arnac).

The party of hunters around July 14.

The town festival the first weekend of August.

And on Thursday the Clote the first Thursday of August (meals hosted by a local artist).

In late August, a week of volunteer work for the benefit of local heritage.

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Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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Renovation of the bridge Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Renovation of the bridge Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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La Fontaine Clote renovated
La Fontaine Clote renovated
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Berges du Dourdou - La Mouline
Berges du Dourdou - La Mouline
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Sarleng Gateway after renovation
Sarleng Gateway after renovation
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The bread oven and calade redone
The bread oven and calade redone
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First breads and focaccia Aveyron
First breads and focaccia Aveyron
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La Mouline
La Mouline
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Reconstruction of bread oven of La Mouline
Reconstruction of bread oven of La Mouline
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Renovation of all the windows of the church Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Renovation of all the windows of the church Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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Sarleng gateway before renovation
Sarleng gateway before renovation
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the team Clote who renovated the bridge
the team Clote who renovated the bridge
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Repair access left bank of the old bridge La Mouline
Repair access left bank of the old bridge La Mouline
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Based on Dourdou !
Based on Dourdou !
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the restored wash and cool water in summer!
the restored wash and cool water in summer!
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Weather

Sunday 30 august
Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C
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Monday 31 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 23°C
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Tuesday 1 september
Min. 16°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Castle Canac being renovated, with the marked trail Plo de Canac.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Trout fishing on the Gravezon trail
EntertainmentFreeLunas (22 km)
Velorail and tourist train in Larzac
Nature and the great outdoors16 € to 25 € Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon (34 km)
Tour and tasting at an oil mill
Local flavoursFreeMurviel-lès-Béziers (35 km)
Karting at Les Bouscaillous leisure park
Sports sensations17 € Castelnau-Pégayrols (47 km)
Cruise on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 45 € Béziers (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mont Méla Loop
HikeEasy2h00Mélagues (7 km)
The Small Tower
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (7 km)
The Vayssède and the Thalis Ford
HikeEasy1h30Mélagues (7 km)
Fanjaud Ravine
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (7 km)
Cayla Forestry House
HikeEasy2h00Mélagues (7 km)

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