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Combret

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

MunicipalityCombret
Postcode12370
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 (57 mi, 1h35)
Insee code12069
IntercommunalityCC Monts, Rance et Rougier
DepartmentAveyron
TerritoryMassif Central, Midi-Pyrénées
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Pousthomy5.9 mi (15 min)
Belmont-sur-Rance6.2 mi (15 min)
Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance7.2 mi (20 min)
Rebourguil7.9 mi (17 min)
Balaguier-sur-Rance9 mi (23 min)
La Serre10.4 mi (20 min)
Montlaur10.6 mi (20 min)
Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès10.6 mi (27 min)
Saint-Sever-du-Moustier11.1 mi (27 min)
Laval-Roquecezière11.4 mi (27 min)
Saint-Juéry11.6 mi (25 min)
Murasson12.5 mi (30 min)
Curvalle12.8 mi (30 min)
Plaisance13 mi (32 min)
Miolles13.4 mi (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.

Weather

Thursday 20 february
Min. -1°C - Max. 16°C
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Friday 21 february
Min. 2°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 22 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hiking and biking in the South
Sports sensations12 € Broquiès (12.5 mi)
Horse ride in the Grands Causses Nature Park
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 70 € Saint-Affrique (13.3 mi)
Karting at Les Bouscaillous leisure park
Sports sensations17 € to 70 € Millau (27 mi)
Barge trip in Albi and on the Tarn
Entertainment7 € to 25 € Albi (27 mi)
Via Ferrata or Canyoning in the Tarn Gorges
Sports sensations39 € Millau (28 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walking tour of Saint-Affricain "From Salmanac to Ségonzac" (n ° 5)
HikeEasy2h55Vabres-l'Abbaye (9.3 mi)
Walking tour of the Saint-Affricain "Saint-Izaire" (n ° 6)
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Izaire (9.5 mi)
Walk on the greenway Saint-Affrique / saint-jean d'Alcapiès
HikeEasy2h20Saint-Affrique (13.4 mi)
Les Tourelles
HikeIntermediate4h00Murat-sur-Vèbre (14.1 mi)
Walking tour of Saint-Affricain "From Saint-Félix to Loubière" (n ° 3)
HikeIntermediate3h20Saint-Félix-de-Sorgues (16 mi)

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