Aumont-Aubrac

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TownAumont-Aubrac
Insee code48009
Postcode48130
Latitude44.7228459
Longitude3.2841500
AltitudeFrom 970 to 1165 meters
Surface26.53 km²
Population1136 inhabitants
Density42 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townMende (at 41 km, 42 min)La Chaze-de-Peyre at 3.7 km (5 min)
DepartmentLozèreSainte-Colombe-de-Peyre at 6.3 km (9 min)
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Township Aumont-Aubrac is located north-west of the department of Lozere, bordering the scenic granite mountains of Margeride and huge basaltic plateau of Aubrac.

The Aumont-Aubrac origins are obscure. From the first known documents, the village already existed around the year one thousand and would have formed around a priory founded by the lords Peyre. In the Middle Ages, the village extended from the church to the current mayor. The modern city developed along the N9.

In August 2002, was the 12th Aumont-Aubrac village of France for the label "Village Stage" and the second on the A75 after Massiac.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Priory House, headquarters of the Tourist Office: Building 1684, restored in 1990 (vault, mullioned windows, showroom, selling local products).
  • Church of St. Stephen the twelfth, rebuilt over the centuries.
  • Pierre mysterious.
  • Statue of the Beast of Gevaudan, this beast has raged in the region from 1764 to 1767 by more than 100 victims.
  • Tip del Fabre statue of Christ the King and panoramic views.
  • Wood carver and salt dough, place Foirail.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Aumont-Aubrac
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Aumont-Aubrac

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The third Sunday of August: Flea market and to exchange old postcards.
  • The first Sunday in October: Frequently Asked mushrooms.
  • December 31 New Year's Eve New Year's Eve.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Lozère draws for hiking as a guidebook of 18 hiking trails departing from different municipalities in the canton of Aumont-Aubrac was published by the RSFF. It is on sale at the Tourist Office of Earth Peyre Aumont-Aubrac. In addition, Aumont-Aubrac is a step in the pilgrimage of St Jacques de Compostela is the starting circuit for several days:
  • Tour of the Monts d'Aubrac: 5-8 days walking through the vast plateau of Aubrac. Guidebook published by F.F.R.P. (Ref. 616) on sale at the Maison de la Presse Aumont-Aubrac.
  • Way of Saint Guilhem le Desert: more than 15 days of hiking starting Aumont-Aubrac. Crossing the Aubrac, the Causses, the Tarn gorges, the Natural Park of Cevennes massif Aigoual and Navacelles. Guidebook published by the RSFF (number 4834) on sale at the House of the Press Aumont-Aubrac or can order it on the website of the RSFF.
  • In the area you will find:
  • Archaeological Site Javols (former Gallo-Roman capital).
  • Wolves of Gevaudan (animal park in a fun and educational setting).
  • The Chateau de la Baume (visit of the castle were dismantled following the religious wars and beautifully restored).
  • The subject of European bison (Bison approach carriage parole).
  • The Museum of metallurgy and Apcher tower in Saint-Chely-d'Apcher.
  • The waterfall near Déroc Nasbinals.
  • Two fortified town (Malzieu City and Marvejols) ...

PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Monday 20 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
Tuesday 21 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 22 October
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Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Cyril Attrazic - Chez Camillou
Aumont-Aubrac
French cuisine restaurant - ...
Located in Aumont-Aubrac27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Petite Maison - Relais Saint Roch  
9.2
Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole
His authentic and generous table deserves a gluttonous wink. You will appreciate a subtle kitchen, elaborate with the help of the best products of our soil, there: 'Fario' trout, Omble...
Located 10.4 km from Aumont-Aubrac40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Portes d'Apcher  
8.3
Saint-Chély-d'Apcher
Once upon a time ... - Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs, you tell me what is the relationship? Yes, but have you ever wanted to eat in a setting worthy of a tale from your...
Located 10.7 km from Aumont-Aubrac29 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsAu Pied du Truc  
Grèzes
It is in the charming village of Grèzes accueillons. Vous that we find 3 bedrooms tastefully decorated and with all the confort. En outside, facing amazing views, garden furniture,...
Located 24 km from Aumont-Aubrac65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsLocation gite de france en lozere
Le Malzieu-Forain
Wooden house on the outskirts of the village, on a fenced 500 m ² overlooking the margueride, Aubrac and lead Cantal.
Located 18.1 km from Aumont-AubracFrom 220 € to 370 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte 3 épis grand confort en Lozère
Le Malzieu-Forain
Les: Great comfort accommodation: 2 bathrooms, 3 WC. -Beautiful fireplace. -Beds made on arrival and towels provided free of charge. Free-wood for the fireplace. -Hiking from the cottage....
Located 19 km from Aumont-AubracFrom 300 € to 520 € per week 
Mas for 11 personsGite du Puech  
9.9
Faverolles
Beautiful stone house volcanic restored with ecological materials, respect the environment. Spacious, very well equipped for 8 to 11 people, warm in all seasons: A stove is lit fireplace...
Located 23 km from Aumont-AubracFrom 490 € to 860 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
77 places over 2 haLa Croix Des Anglais    
8.2
Saint-Chély-d'Apcher
The Camping de St Chely d? Apcher an area of 20,000 m² offers all the advantages of proximity? A city in the country in a typical and bucolic. The starting point of many walking, cycling,...
Located 10.5 km from Aumont-Aubrac12 € per day 
95 places over 3,2 haLe Clos des Peupliers    
8.8
Barjac
By its location in the heart of the Lot Valley and near the Gorges du Tarn, Great Causses, Aubrac and the gates of the Cevennes National Park, Clos des Peupliers offers a range of activities...
Located 27 km from Aumont-AubracFrom 12 € to 15.50 € per day 
10 places over 1 haLa Source   
10
Faverolles
Small coutry side camping, Lovely view, quiet, 1.2.miles from the Garabit viaduct. Modern and clean sanitary room.
Located 28 km from Aumont-Aubrac10 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Chez Camillou - Hotel in Aumont-AubracLogis Chez Camillou     
8.4
Aumont-Aubrac
Logis Chez Camillou is located in Massif Central between l’Aubrac and La Margeride. It offers affordable guestrooms and suites with free Wi-Fi internet access. All of the guestrooms...
Located in Aumont-AubracRoom from 89 €
Hôtel Restaurant Prunières - Hotel in Aumont-AubracHôtel Restaurant Prunières    
7.3
Aumont-Aubrac
Hôtel Restaurant des Prunieres is located in Aumont-Aubrac, on the edge of St-James’ Way. The hotel was originally built in 1878 and offers a regional restaurant and a bar. The rooms...
Located in Aumont-AubracRoom from 64 €
Relais Saint Roch Rest. La Petite Maison - Hotel in Aumont-AubracRelais Saint Roch Rest. La Petite Maison     
7.5
Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole
Relais Saint Roch is a 4-star hotel in the heart of Mageride near the the pilgrimage route to Santiago di Compostella. This 19th-century chateau made out of pink granite offers modern...
Located 10.4 km from Aumont-AubracRoom from 104 €

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Relais Saint Roch Rest. La Petite Maison
Relais Saint Roch is a 4-star hotel in the heart of Mageride near the the pilgrimage route to Santiago di Compostella. This 19th-century chateau made out...
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Brit Hôtel Marvejols
Fasthotel Marvejols offers free Wi-Fi and flat-screen satellite TV in all of its ensuite rooms. It is located near the Tarn...
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