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Arnac-sur-Dourdou

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron

Arnac-sur-Dourdou - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron
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Smallest town in the Aveyron, Arnac-sur-Dourdou has a rural heritage that the association Clote The renovated since its creation in 2001. Arnac is located in southern Aveyron and limitations of the Tarn and Herault. Its charm is its location 70 km from the sea and nestled in the beautiful green valley of Dourdou. The agriculture and livestock, which were the riches of yesterday have been replaced by exploitation of forests that cover 90% of the commune. Today, elected Arnac maintain and make it alive with little means but full of projects are days in the future.

Geographical information

MunicipalityArnac-sur-Dourdou
Postcode12360
Latitude43.7265590 (N 43° 43’ 36”)
Longitude2.9322160 (E 2° 55’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 506m to 1000m
Surface area16.57 km²
Population36 inhabitants
Density2 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRodez (70 mi, 1h54)
Insee code12009
IntercommunalityCC Monts, Rance et Rougier
DepartmentAveyron
TerritoryMassif Central, Midi-Pyrénées
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Brusque5.3 mi (14 min)
Murat-sur-Vèbre7.5 mi (16 min)
Fayet8.5 mi (23 min)
Castanet-le-Haut9.9 mi (24 min)
Moulin-Mage11 mi (22 min)
Sylvanès11.1 mi (30 min)
Saint-Geniès-de-Varensal11.8 mi (29 min)
Mélagues12.6 mi (31 min)
Camarès12.7 mi (28 min)
Saint-Gervais-sur-Mare12.7 mi (29 min)
Gissac12.8 mi (33 min)
Tauriac-de-Camarès13 mi (32 min)
Cambon-et-Salvergues14.2 mi (31 min)
Barre14.7 mi (31 min)

Things to see and do

The fountain The Clote restored in 2002 and received an award from the department of Aveyron, renovation of the bread oven in 2006, stained glass, sounds offal, the church clock in 2008, the 2009 gateways 2012.

In 2011 during the celebrations of the tenth anniversary of La Clote, it was decided to create Thursdays La Clote the first Thursday of August and of organizing a lively meal with local leaders. Projects are many and include the acquisition and rebuilding a dryer chestnut, rebuild the bridge of La Mouline carried away by the flood of Dourdou in 1982, rehabilitate an old "jasse" and a "floor" local heritage abandoned Today also replace some of the famous tar cobbled streets by.

Ridges marked route starting and finishing in Arnac (4 hours walk).

Swimming in unsupervised river!

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Each year, in June Transarnacoise (walking 20 km in the woods of Arnac).

The party of hunters around July 14.

The town festival the first weekend of August.

And on Thursday the Clote the first Thursday of August (meals hosted by a local artist).

In late August, a week of volunteer work for the benefit of local heritage.

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Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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Renovation of the bridge of Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Renovation of the bridge of Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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The village
The village
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The renovated fountain Clote
The renovated fountain Clote
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the Dourdou
the Dourdou
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Berges du Dourdou - La Mouline
Berges du Dourdou - La Mouline
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Gateway Sarleng after renovation
Gateway Sarleng after renovation
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The bread oven and calade redone
The bread oven and calade redone
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the Dourdou
the Dourdou
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First breads and focaccia Aveyron
First breads and focaccia Aveyron
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La Mouline
La Mouline
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Reconstruction oven bread from La Mouline
Reconstruction oven bread from La Mouline
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Renovation of all the windows of the church Arnac-sur-Dourdou
Renovation of all the windows of the church Arnac-sur-Dourdou
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Gateway Sarleng before renovation
Gateway Sarleng before renovation
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The team of La Clote who renovated the bridge
The team of La Clote who renovated the bridge
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Repair of the access left bank of the old bridge of La Mouline
Repair of the access left bank of the old bridge of La Mouline
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Based on Dourdou!
Based on Dourdou!
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The restored wash and cool water in summer!
The restored wash and cool water in summer!
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Plate on the front of the bread oven
Plate on the front of the bread oven
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The Church of St. Benedict
The Church of St. Benedict
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The Church of St. Benedict
The Church of St. Benedict
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The Church of St. Benedict
The Church of St. Benedict
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the Dourdou
the Dourdou
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the Dourdou
the Dourdou
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Weather

Wednesday 8 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 31°C
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Thursday 9 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 34°C
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Friday 10 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 31°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Castle Canac being renovated, with the marked trail Plo de Canac.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Outdoor activity in Haut Languedoc
Nature and the great outdoors16 € to 220 € Saint-Vincent-d'Olargues (11.9 mi)
Visit the Roquefort aging cellars
Local flavoursFreeRoquefort-sur-Soulzon (17.5 mi)
Reptile Larzac
Culture and education7 € to 9 € Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon (20 mi)
Hike or bike ride in the South of France
Sports sensations12 € Broquiès (23 mi)
Discover Tarn by canoe & kayak
Sports sensations12 € Comprégnac (25 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mont Méla Loop
HikeEasy2h00Mélagues (4.4 mi)
The Small Tower
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (4.4 mi)
The Vayssède and the Thalis Ford
HikeEasy1h30Mélagues (4.4 mi)
Fanjaud Ravine
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (4.4 mi)
Cayla Forestry House
HikeEasy2h00Mélagues (4.4 mi)

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