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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aveyron

Charming village labeled Small Towns of Character France, Combret takes place in the heart of Aveyron, in a meander of the Rance. It is located a hundred kilometers from Rodez, near Rebourguil, Saint-Juéry and Miolles, in the Regional Natural Park of Grands Causses.

Built on a rocky outcrop for several centuries, the medieval village of Combret continues to reveal its charms to passing visitors appreciate the beauty of its architecture and its exceptional landscapes. It has retained over time its authenticity and freshness and is today one of the most popular tourist sites in the region.

The richness of its stone and its history make it an ideal place for people who want to dive into a glorious and exciting past.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.8414209 (N 43° 50’ 29”)
Longitude2.6725060 (E 2° 40’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 326m to 919m
Surface area49.85 km²
Population278 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRodez (92 km, 1h35)
Insee code12069
IntercommunalityCC Monts, Rance et Rougier
TerritoriesMassif Central, Midi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Pousthomy9.5 km (15 min)
Belmont-sur-Rance10 km (15 min)
Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance11.6 km (20 min)
Rebourguil12.7 km (17 min)
Balaguier-sur-Rance14.5 km (23 min)
La Serre16.7 km (20 min)
Montlaur17 km (20 min)
Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès17 km (27 min)
Saint-Sever-du-Moustier17.8 km (27 min)
Laval-Roquecezière18.3 km (27 min)
Saint-Juéry18.7 km (25 min)
Murasson20 km (30 min)
Curvalle21 km (30 min)
Plaisance21 km (32 min)
Miolles22 km (36 min)

Things to see and do

Walking through the medieval streets of the village, you will appreciate the Church of St. John the Baptist today listed historical monument. Rebuilt in the late fourteenth century on the remains of an ancient building of the twelfth, it has beautiful Romanesque elements, like its choir from the twelfth century.

Be sure not to admire her medieval justice hall registered as an historic monument, the tower of the inn of the fourteenth century, the remains of ancient walls or the incredible Renaissance houses of the old center. The town has also the ruins of a medieval dungeon.

Several marked hiking trails allow you to enjoy the charms of the village and its surroundings as the path of 3 km from Paredous or Combret loop of 16 km. You can also stroll along the banks of the river to enjoy the sunny days.

Events and festivities

The votive festival held every last June weekend.

The first weekend of August, the town hosts the meal of the hunting society.

Discover the town in an original musical walks with the third weekend of August.


Tuesday 9 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 34°C
Wednesday 10 august
Min. 18°C - Max. 35°C
Thursday 11 august
Min. 18°C - Max. 32°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the Roquefort cheese ripening caves
Local flavoursFreeRoquefort-sur-Soulzon (29 km)
Discover Tarn by canoe & kayak
Sports sensations24 € to 26 € Comprégnac (35 km)
A la carte health / sport / wellness coaching
Well-being50 € Vieussan (42 km)
Canyoning or Via ferrata in the Grands Causses Park
Sports sensations40 € Millau (43 km)
Barge trip in Albi and on the Tarn
Entertainment7 € to 25 € Albi (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walking tour of Saint-Affricain "From Salmanac to Ségonzac" (n ° 5)
HikeEasy3h00Vabres-l'Abbaye (14.9 km)
Walking tour of the Saint-Affricain "Saint-Izaire" (n ° 6)
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Izaire (15.3 km)
Walk on the greenway Saint-Affrique / saint-jean d'Alcapiès
HikeEasy2h35Saint-Affrique (22 km)
Les Tourelles
HikeIntermediate4h00Murat-sur-Vèbre (23 km)
From lacanal to rouvieres long version
HikeIntermediate2h20Nages (23 km)


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