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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION Town Belcastel Insee code 12024 Postcode 12390 Latitude 44.3874440 Longitude 2.3345560 Altitude From 391 to 707 meters Surface 10.74 km² Population 232 inhabitants Density 21 inhabitants/km² CLOSEST TOWNS National label Mayran at 4.7 km (6 min) Chief town Rodez (at 24 km, 28 min) Rignac at 9.1 km (11 min) Department Aveyron Colombiès at 11.5 km (13 min) Region Midi-Pyrénées Search another town
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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.
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.
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.
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Sauveterre-de-Rouergue, former royal country house.
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Wednesday 19 June Day Night Min. 7°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 20 June Day Night Min. 9°C - Max. 16°C
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