Belcastel

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Belcastel
TownBelcastel
Insee code12024
Postcode12390
Latitude44.3874440
Longitude2.3345560
AltitudeFrom 391 to 707 meters
Surface10.74 km²
Population234 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelMayran at 2.3 km
Chief townRodez (at 24 km, 28 min)Rignac at 4.5 km
DepartmentAveyronColombiès at 4.6 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

A 9 km southeast of Rignac.

Castle of the High Middle Ages, the oldest texts tell of its existence from 1040.

Village classified "one of the most beautiful villages in France". The beautiful old houses with slate roofs cling to the bottom of the Aveyron valley at the foot of the imposing castle restored by Fernand Pouillon between 1970 and 1980.


SIGHTSEEING

Castle open to visitors during the summer, it comes in the form of a polygonal enclosure flanked by five round towers connected by imposing walls that stand in sheer above the village, permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Cobbled streets round.

Bread oven and fountain restored.

Gothic bridge with its 15th century stone cross in the 12th century.

The 15th century church contains the recumbent figure of Alzi of Saunhac in armor.

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MonumentsCastle of Belcastel

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Quine organized by a tourist info point in early March.

Every Friday in July and all of August: night markets.

The fire of St. John the edge of the Aveyron.

The votive festival before the last Sunday of July.

National Day of villages with antiques and attic on the first Sunday of September.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, former royal country house.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellarsLocal flavours2 €Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (7.5 km)
Introduction to wood turning and trainingCraft40 €Sauveterre-de-Rouergue (18.6 km)
Snail farm tour & tastingLocal flavours3 €Flavin (29 km)
Visit a knife and jewellery foundryCraft5 €Espeyrac (29 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. 1°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 21 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vieux Pont  
8.6
Belcastel
Located Belcastel, one of the most beautiful villages in France, Le Vieux Pont welcomes you in a green and relaxing exceptional. Sisters Fagegaltier offer a bold and innovative cuisine...
Located in Belcastel44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de l'Ady  
9.1
Valady
Situated in the valley of Marcillac, the Auberge de l'Ady welcomes both the lunch and dinner in a warm atmosphere. You enter a bright dining room and cozy, decorated with beautiful...
Located 10.5 km from Belcastel37 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHostellerie de Fontanges  
9.6
Onet-le-Château
The sumptuous surroundings of Hostellerie de Fontanges opens its doors and invites you to his table. In the vaulted room of this old house dating from the sixteenth century or terrace,...
Located 18.4 km from Belcastel25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 4 bedroomsLe Moulin de Limayrac    
9.5
Colombiès
Guénaëlle & Gordon welcome you to the Moulin de Limayrac. Built in the 19th century and set in the beautiful Aveyron countryside it is a relaxing and charming place to stay. The Moulin...
Located 6.8 km from BelcastelFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsFerme de Bournazel    
10
Bournazel
4 rooms in our house. At the heart of an old Aveyron village. All have a private bathroom. Private pool. Parking. Breakfast table with regional products .. Many tourist sites to visit...
Located 8.5 km from Belcastel40 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Source du Bonheur    
9.6
Rieupeyroux
Anja, and their children Luke, Laura and Fien, welcome you in a typical farmhouse built in 1869, the barn has been renovated with respect for its authenticity and converted into bed...
Located 12.8 km from BelcastelFrom 75 € to 85 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 6 personsGite - Grange Renovee Lieut dit Recoules
Prévinquières
The Old Barn Recoules offers quality cottage for a relaxing vacation full of adventure and entertainment. Located in the heart of southwestern France in the Midi-Pyrénées Region, Aveyron,...
Located 8.8 km from BelcastelFrom 390 € to 875 € per week 
House for 6 personsMaison de campagne au calme bien située  
8
Boussac
House. Price / week: 200 € - City: Baraqueville. ZIP code: 12160. Capacity: 6. Pool: Yes. Description: Located in the Midi Pyrenees, in the center of Aveyron, 20 km from Rodez and 45...
Located 11 km from BelcastelFrom 200 € to 250 € per week 
Apartment for 8 personsGite L'Ostal de Reyrols   NEW
Auzits
Family home with views imprenable. Calme, park and garden of 6000 m² prive. Situé common boundary Auzits 12190 and St. Cyprien / dourdou 12320.
Located 14.8 km from BelcastelFrom 500 € to 900 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
66 places over 3,5 haCamping Le Roquelongue    
8
Boisse-Penchot
The camp-site Roquelongue located in a bosky bower on the banks of the batch accomodates you all the year for the hirings of country cottages, mobil-home or camp-site. Several activities...
Located 24 km from BelcastelFrom 13 € to 16.30 € per day 
35 places over 3,5 haCamping du Bosquet    
9.4
La Fouillade
Bosquet due south, overlooking a lake. Pleasant site at 600 m from the heart of the village with all amenities and shops. Strong tourism potential within half an hour. Stay calm in...
Located 30 km from Belcastel 

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HOTELS

Le Hameau Du Lac - Hotel in BelcastelLe Hameau Du Lac     
8.3
Rignac
Set in the picturesque village of Rignac, Le Hameau Du Lac offers well-equipped apartments with their own private garden or balcony. Guests enjoy access to a gorgeous outdoor swimming...
Located 4.3 km from BelcastelRoom from 28 €
Prieuré de Las Canals - Hotel in BelcastelPrieuré de Las Canals 
Rodez
Prieuré de Las Canals is a hotel located 19 km from Rodez. Set in 12-acre park, it offers an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. Free Wi-Fi access is provided throughout the property....
Located 11.2 km from BelcastelRoom from 100 €
Logis Du Commerce - Hotel in BelcastelLogis Du Commerce     
8.2
Rieupeyroux
Located in the heart of Le Segala, this charming hotel has been owned by the same family for 3 generations and offers warm and attentive hospitality. All of the hotel’s 22 light and...
Located 11.5 km from BelcastelRoom from 61 €

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Domaine Saint Esteve
Offering an infinity pool with panoramic views of the Tarn Valley, this residence is located on 4-acre grounds, 5 minutes' drive from Millau. A furnished...
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