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Bozouls

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron

Bozouls - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBozouls
Postcode12340
Latitude44.4698319 (N 44° 28’ 11”)
Longitude2.7203330 (E 2° 43’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 355m to 711m
Surface area69.69 km²
Population2803 inhabitants
Density40 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRodez (23 km, 27 min)
Insee code12033
IntercommunalityCC de Bozouls Comtal
DepartmentAveyron
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Gabriac6.5 km (8 min)
Bessuéjouls7.9 km (16 min)
Montrozier9.6 km (15 min)
Espalion9.7 km (11 min)
Sébrazac10.2 km (15 min)
Bertholène12.2 km (17 min)
Rodelle12.9 km (22 min)
Estaing13.9 km (20 min)
Saint-Côme-d'Olt14.3 km (18 min)
Palmas-d'Aveyron15 km (18 min)
Sébazac-Concourès15.5 km (16 min)
Coubisou16.4 km (20 min)
Lassouts16.5 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

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).

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Race walking " The Trail of Gourg Hell " : 1st Tuesday of August.

Fair at the Flea and fireworks : August 15.

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

Night Market : the last Saturday of July.

Photos

Canyon Bozouls
Canyon Bozouls
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rocky Spur - Bozouls
rocky Spur - Bozouls
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Church of St. Faustus (© Stephane Migaud)
Church of St. Faustus (© Stephane Migaud)
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Weather

Monday 5 december
Min. 7°C - Max. 7°C
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Tuesday 6 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 9°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Terra Memoria place to discover landscapes of Aveyron.

Garden of Beasts.

Animal Park St. Hubert.

County Archaeological Area Montrozier.

Adventure trail in the trees.

Base ULM.

Flying hot air balloons.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Stand-Up-Paddle on Lake Castelnau-Lassouts-Lous
Sports sensations12 € Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt (18.2 km)
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellars
Local flavours2 € Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (25 km)
Canoeing, kayaking or rafting in the Lot Valley
Sports sensations20 € Vieillevie (29 km)
Acrobatic trail for all levels of ability
Entertainment21 € Salles-Curan (30 km)
Cultural trail on a scenic train in the Raspes gorges
Entertainment5 € to 9 € Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu (47 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Arasses
Village visitEasy2h00Villefranche-de-Panat (42 km)
Municipality of Tayrac: from the plateau to the valley
HikeEasy2h30Tayrac (49 km)
Saint-Gervais Path
HikeIntermediate4h00Hures-la-Parade (56 km)
The Lion’s Rock (Rocher du Lion)
Village visitEasy2h00La Bastide-Pradines (58 km)
Laurélie, Bor and Bar
Village visitEasy3h00Bor-et-Bar (59 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels