Bozouls

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBozouls
Insee code12033
Postcode12340
Latitude44.4698319
Longitude2.7203330
AltitudeFrom 355 to 711 meters
Surface69.69 km²
Population2813 inhabitants
Density40 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townRodez (at 23 km, 27 min)Gabriac at 6.5 km (8 min)
DepartmentAveyronBessuéjouls at 7.9 km (16 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Bozouls lies at the heart of the Causse Comtal between Rodez and Aubrac. The geographical layout of the site Bozouls has done any time, an incomparable position of defense. The first village and its castle, built on the rocky outcrop, only accessible from the south, and were well protected.


SIGHTSEEING

Bozouls and geological site: it is a canyon-shaped horseshoe with impressive dimensions, 400 m in diameter and up to 100 m deep at the bottom of which flows the river Dourdou.

The Romanesque church St. Faustus (twelfth century), built in red sandstone, stands at the edge of the promontory in the middle of the site.

Discover also: Botanical Trail (more than one hundred species in the site), hiking trails, waterfalls, spring fairy (a resurgent only intermittent flows during periods of heavy rains in the middle of the cliff) laundry, all medieval ...

Sightseeing: Terra Memoria place to discover landscapes of Aveyron (Earth's history, Aveyron and landscapes).

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Bozouls
MonumentsChurch Sainte-Fauste

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Foot race "The Trail of Gourg of Hell": the first Sunday in August.

Antiques fair and fireworks: August 15.

Festival of Earth Sciences in August.

Guided tour of the canyon Bozouls: every Tuesday morning in July and August.

Night market: the last Saturday of July.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Garden of Beasts.

Animal Park St. Hubert.

Archaeological Area departmental Montrozier.

Adventure course in the trees.

Tourist circuit: "The Road Treasures: man and nature scenery builders."

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Stand up paddle, canoeing and kayaking on the LotSports sensations18 €Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt (18.2 km)
Snail farm tour & tastingLocal flavours3 €Flavin (19.5 km)
Visit a knife and jewellery foundryCraft5 €Espeyrac (23 km)
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellarsLocal flavours2 €Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (25 km)
Canoeing, kayaking or rafting in the Lot ValleySports sensations19.50 €Vieillevie (29 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 30 October
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Min. 6°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 31 October
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Min. 4°C - Max. 19°C
Saturday 1 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantEspace Gastronomique La Tour   NEW
Espalion
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE - Adjoining the Michou Tour, one of the last vestiges of the fortified walls of the city, this restaurant invites you to discover or rediscover the regional specialties,...
Located 6.5 km from Bozouls 
French cuisine restaurantBistrot La Tour   NEW
Espalion
SPIRIT PUB - It is in the center of the Espalion La Tour restaurant welcomes you in a nice relaxing setting, and offers a homely cuisine in an atmosphere that is equally important....
Located 6.5 km from Bozouls29 € per person 
Italian restaurantPizzeria la Casa
Espalion
Ideally located in a quiet pedestrian street in the center of Espalion, near the banks of the Olt, the Pizzeria la Casa invites you to his table. The interior, with its stone walls...
Located 6.6 km from Bozouls18 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 3 bedroomsChambre d 'Hôte le Colombié     NEW
Espalion
Located at the foot of Castle calmont olt 1km5 from downtown Espalion 1 bedroom with shower room and wc. 2 bedrooms bathroom and shared toilet on the landing.
Located 5.7 km from BozoulsFrom 42 € to 50 € the double room 
Chalet with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes R.Besson Alayrac  
Espalion
Two independent ch hosts in contemporary wooden house overlooking the valley and Espalion.
Located 7.7 km from Bozouls50 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLe clos du barry  
Sévérac-l'Église
Le clos du Barry welcomes you in an old farmhouse tastefully renovated character. We offer 4 guest rooms of charm (between 2 and 5 people) and a traditional guest table. A common room...
Located 15.7 km from BozoulsFrom 68 € to 90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsGîte de la Draye  
9.3
Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt
Rent a cottage in North Aveyron in the municipality of Ste Eulalie d'Olt listed 'most beautiful village in France - This traditional house is located in a renovated farmhouse with 2...
Located 14.3 km from BozoulsFrom 280 € to 420 € per week 
Castle for 5 personsAncienne Commanderie des Templiers
Mouret
Old Commanderie of the Templars of the xiii° century. Built out of red sandstone on the side of the valley of Dourdou in a park closed with swimming pool, it is located 1 km from Villecomtal...
Located 15.3 km from BozoulsFrom 950 € to 1450 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement de charme Rodez   NEW
Rodez
Charming apartment in the heart of Rodez. Refurbished.
Located 17.8 km from Bozouls500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
71 places over 1,7 haCamping bellerive    
8.8
Saint-Côme-d'Olt
The campsite is ideally located in the green valley of the Lot river, 100 meters to one of the most beautiful villages of France. On the St Jacques de Compostelle path and surrounded...
Located 9.1 km from Bozouls12.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Causse Comtal - Hotel in BozoulsCausse Comtal     
7.3
Bozouls
The Causse Comtal Hotel is located in a peaceful and natural environment, just 10 km from Rodez. It offers free Wi-Fi. Rooms are comfortable and equipped with satellite TV, mini-bar,...
Located in BozoulsRoom from 75 €
La Route d'Argent - Hotel in BozoulsLa Route d'Argent     
8.4
Bozouls
A 28-minute ride from Marcillac Airport, La Route d'Argent sits in a garden and offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a terrace, free Wi-Fi throughout, and a bar. The soundproofed...
Located in BozoulsRoom from 50 €
Hôtel De France - Hotel in BozoulsHôtel De France     
7.5
Espalion
Hotel de France is located in Espalion town centre in southern France. It offers free Wi-Fi access and soundproofed accommodation with a contemporary décor and modern furnishings. Guest...
Located 6.6 km from BozoulsRoom from 49 €

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Hotel du Midi - Logis International
Hotel du Midi is located in the historic town centre of Rodez, in the Aveyron department. It is opposite the town’s Notre Dame Cathedral and offers free...
Aveyron
Domaine Saint Esteve
Offering an infinity pool, this residence is located on 4.5 hectares, 5 minutes' drive from Millau. A furnished terrace and...
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