Villefranche-de-Panat

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownVillefranche-de-Panat
Insee code12299
Postcode12430
Latitude44.0881740
Longitude2.7043410
AltitudeFrom 260 to 984 meters
Surface29.13 km²
Population771 inhabitants
Density26 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLestrade-et-Thouels at 4.7 km
Chief townRodez (at 45 km, 47 min)Alrance at 5.1 km
DepartmentAveyronLe Truel at 5.8 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Small town located inside the territory of the lakes in Aveyron, Lévézou. Villefranche-de-Panat is at the crossroads between Albi, Rodez, Saint-Affrique and Millau. Headquartered at 720 m altitude, common stretches around a lake of 192 hectares since the 50s has become a breeding ground for outdoor activities and family vacations.


SIGHTSEEING

Villefranche-de-Panat has a range of little historical evidence of occupation old (dolmen, megalith cross ...). Old country house, it is still dominated today by the tower today Peyrebrune belonging to the nearby town of Alrance. Remains of castle lords Peyrebrune the tower monitors Valley Alrance as in the early days. Visitors can discover through a film and an exhibition of local history, an example of architecture "military" and a 360 ° Area.

The common Villefranche-de-Panat well as that of Arance to which it is linked in tourism offer trail rides to multi-center starting towns (70 km).

With Lake (192 ha), water activities are queens supervised swimming, water sports center. Activities: Canoeing, optimist, dinghy sailing, pedal boats, fishing ... Many facilities available on the town (of course fishing for children, multi-sport fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, picnic tables, picnic ...).

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Leisure centresLeisure Centre Adalpa

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The municipality of Villefranche-de-Panat is known in his department for its festive tradition. In addition, for several years, local organizations continue to perpetuate the existing animations, but also to create new ones. There are therefore in the list of major sporting and festive dates:

The loops of the Lake.

Gourmet hiking.

The celebration of the lake.

The walk of nightlife.

Rural people.

The walk at dusk.

Ikalana, trail Lévézou.

But also many dates proposed in the monthly program.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Villefranche-de-Panat is central to the major sites Aveyron and the Tarn Gorges - Rodez - Millau Viaduct - Caves de Roquefort - Micropolis.

You will also discover the natural and historic heritage of the area through walks or car circuit made available in local Tourist Offices.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Well-being massageWellbeingFrom 35 € to 65 €Castelnau-Pégayrols (18.8 km)
Make a bag or pair of sandalsCraftFrom 120 € to 670 €Saint-Affrique (20 km)
Snail farm tour & tastingLocal flavours3 €Flavin (23 km)
Karting, quad, mountain biking and archerySports sensationsFrom 15 € to 75 €Castelnau-Pégayrols (25 km)

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PHOTOS

Aerial view of the lake and its surroundingsAerial view of the lake and its surroundings
 
Central VillageCentral Village
Beach MayracBeach Mayrac
  

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WEATHER

Friday 31 October
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Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
Saturday 1 November
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Min. 7°C - Max. 15°C
Sunday 2 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 14°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de la Valette   NEW
Saint-Izaire
BETWEEN Millau, Rodez and Albi - The Auberge de la Valette Aveyron offers a warm welcome in the village of Saint Izaire. Located near the Millau Viaduct and Roquefort cheese caves,...
Located 12.6 km from Villefranche-de-Panat27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 5 bedroomsMas bertrand    
9.9
Villefranche-de-Panat
Mas Bertrand authentic eighteenth century building, which has retained its character will seduce you. All stone and slate country, with its courtyard paving vertical period, its ancient...
Located in Villefranche-de-PanatFrom 55 € to 58 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsA la maison de Marie-Jo  
La Selve
Marie-Jo welcomes you in the countryside in the family home located in a small hamlet in southern Aveyron between Albi, Rodez and Millau. Very quiet rooms on the ground floor and mezzanine...
Located 12.4 km from Villefranche-de-PanatFrom 45 € to 65 € the double room 
Castle with 5 bedroomsLes Chambres d'Hôtes du Chateau    
10
Salles-Curan
Former summer residence of the Bishops of Rodez in the fifteenth century, the castle Salles Curan, located in the heart of the village, offers fully renovated rooms, combining the charm...
Located 12.5 km from Villefranche-de-Panat80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGite et chambre d'hotes des Monts  
8.8
Saint-Izaire
Cottage situated in the countryside 4 km from a medieval village of red sandstone dominated by its imposing castle Bishops. It was restored in an old barn at the end of a farmhouse...
Located 15 km from Villefranche-de-PanatFrom 300 € to 450 € per week 
House for 3 personsLa Baumière  
9.4
Castelnau-Pégayrols
Small house (house a studio furnished with rustic old) adjoining farmhouse restored but totally independent, not overlooked, facing meadow and woodland. Superb unobstructed panoramic...
Located 18.8 km from Villefranche-de-PanatFrom 200 € to 500 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa Calade de Ségonzac  
9.6
Vabres-l'Abbaye
Hameau de Segonzac, 12 inhabitants. Independent house, one floor, 1000 m green spaces near church cemetery. View of the village and surrounding countryside.
Located 20 km from Villefranche-de-PanatFrom 280 € to 340 € per week 

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HOTELS

Logis Auberge De La Planquette - Hotel in Villefranche-de-PanatLogis Auberge De La Planquette     
7.8
Réquista
The Logis Auberge De La Planquette is located in Requista, in Southern France. It offers rooms with individual terraces, cable TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. The Auberge De La Planqette...
Located 14.7 km from Villefranche-de-PanatRoom from 53 €
Hotel Les Raspes - Hotel in Villefranche-de-PanatHotel Les Raspes     
8.5
Saint-Rome-de-Tarn
Located next to the Grands Causses Regional Park, Hotel Les Raspes sits in the medieval village of Saint Rome de Tarn. It features a heated swimming pool and well-established garden....
Located 15.7 km from Villefranche-de-PanatRoom from 68 €
Hôtel Le Majestic - Hotel in Villefranche-de-PanatHôtel Le Majestic    
6.9
Saint-Affrique
Located in Saint-Affrique, Hôtel Le Majestic is set in the Grands Causses Regional Nature Park. You can enjoy the furnished terrace with a drink from the bar and dine at the on-site...
Located 19.6 km from Villefranche-de-PanatRoom from 43 €

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Domaine Saint Esteve
Offering an infinity pool, this residence is located on 4.5 hectares, 5 minutes' drive from Millau. A furnished terrace and a mini-fridge feature in the...
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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...
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