Villecomtal

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Villecomtal
TownVillecomtal
Insee code12298
Postcode12580
Latitude44.5398200
Longitude2.5638169
AltitudeFrom 296 to 654 meters
Surface14.05 km²
Population411 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townRodez (at 26 km, 31 min)Saint-Félix-de-Lunel at 6.8 km (11 min)
DepartmentAveyronMouret at 6.9 km (10 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Nestled in the valley of Dourdou, west of Estaing, Villecomtal will charm you. Founded by the Counts of Rodez in the late 13th century, "the Village of Earl" retains some vestiges of its high city walls from 1437, the curtain of the castle flanked by three semi-circular towers and the tower its castle (fifteenth century) attached to the main building (more recent). Its fortified gate, "Lo Down Portal", since 1785 is topped by a bell emblematic. The town of medieval character, red sandstone, is a bustling center summer. Many walks and excursions available in the surrounding waters while Dourdou are particularly conducive to fishing.


SIGHTSEEING

Orthogonal Village Street (built on either side of the main track: Street Right). All the streets intersect at right angles.

Protected against Rovers in 1437 by a surrounding wall of 400 m. Remaining vestiges of the ramparts, "Lo Portal Down" one of two gateways, timbered houses and half-timbered ...

Roy Charles Museum: collection of nearly 1000 specimens of fossils and minerals. Visit on request from the Home Point seasonal Villecomtal. Tel. : +33 5 65 44 66 82 - Fax. : +33 5 65 44 60 21. The Home Point is open to the public in July and August - Straight Street.

Detailed information
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Villecomtal

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Tire Aligot the street, aligot giant in August.

Votive festival in honor of St. Bartholomew: the last Sunday of August. Animations throughout the day for young and old.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The Castle at Servayrie Mouret, "a stroll through the centuries."

Castle Pruines: beautiful collection of pottery from the 19th century.

Château du Colombier Mondalazac: tales, legends ... Middle Age (children's activities).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a knife and jewellery foundryCraft5 €Espeyrac (9.2 km)
Canoeing, kayaking or rafting in the Lot ValleySports sensations19.50 €Vieillevie (15 km)
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellarsLocal flavours2 €Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (17.4 km)
Snail farm tour & tastingLocal flavours3 €Flavin (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Castle VillecomtalCastle Villecomtal
 
Porch Villecomtal, Lo Lo Portal, one of two doorsPorch Villecomtal, Lo Lo Portal, one of two doors
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WEATHER

Tuesday 21 October
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Wednesday 22 October
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Thursday 23 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge Saint Fleuret  
9
Estaing
The Auberge Saint Fleuret opens its doors in the heart of the pretty village of Estaing. Sandrine Valdenaire, Chef and owner will be pleased to welcome you to their table, traditional...
Located 8.7 km from Villecomtal25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant du Manoir de la Fabrègues
Estaing
Le Manoir de la Fabrègues opens the doors of his restaurant in a vaulted room with stone walls. Places have all the attributes of a historic mansion: Huge fireplace, slate roof, patio,...
Located 10.4 km from Villecomtal22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de l'Ady  
8.8
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 14.4 km from Villecomtal37 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Porte Valette    
8.8
Entraygues-sur-Truyère
16th century recently renovated hostel in the beautiful village of Entraygues Truyere on in the department of Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees. We have three bedrooms with a double to a room...
Located 11.7 km from VillecomtalFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 
Manor house with 6 bedroomsCiel de Lit-Louis XV-Familiale Terrasse    
9.5
Salles-la-Source
Beautiful house late XV and restored by Jeannot & Claudette in 1998 has 2 cottages. 2 ears and 3 cottages Charmance 3 ears Gîtes de France. 2 steps from Rodez for holidays with family...
Located 12 km from Villecomtal60 € 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 14.9 km from Villecomtal50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 830 m from VillecomtalFrom 950 € to 1450 € per week 
Mas for 10 personsGites du mas naut  
9.2
Saint-Cyprien-sur-Dourdou
Two cottages at mobillier located in a former barn is typical of the area in a green countryside, with breathtaking views of the Aubrac When you're by the pool.
Located 15.4 km from VillecomtalFrom 520 € to 1270 € per week 
Apartment for 8 personsGite L'Ostal de Reyrols
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 16.3 km from VillecomtalFrom 500 € to 900 € 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 20 km from Villecomtal12.60 € per day 
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 28 km from VillecomtalFrom 13 € to 16.30 € per day 

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HOTELS

L'auberge Du Chateau - Hotel in VillecomtalL'auberge Du Chateau     
7.7
Muret-le-Château
The Auberge Du Chateau is located in the Aveyron village of Muret-le-Château. It has a children’s playground and individually-decorated guestrooms. The guest rooms feature a private...
Located 5.1 km from VillecomtalRoom from 77 €
Auberge Saint Fleuret - Hotel in VillecomtalAuberge Saint Fleuret  
Estaing
Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Auberge Saint Fleuret is located in Estaing. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV, a bathroom...
Located 8.7 km from Villecomtal
Le Manoir De La Fabrègues - Hotel in VillecomtalLe Manoir De La Fabrègues     
8.8
Estaing
Experience living in classical French style at Le Manoir de la Fabrègues, located in the Lot Valley. Its individually decorated rooms have large beds and bathrooms with balneo baths....
Located 10.4 km from VillecomtalRoom from 80 €

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Hericlea Hotel Sport
Located on the riverbank, in Millau, the hotel features an outdoor pool. Guests are invited to the fitness centre and a sauna is available upon request....
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