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VilleFranche de Rouergue is a fortified city build in the middle ages ± 1252, and is situated in the triangle between Albi- Cahors and Rodez. Blessed with a rich structural inheritance, the city has kept the originality of the middle ages.
Go for a walk through the little streets, you shall enter in the hearth of history.

arcades bastides

La magnifique place médiévale à arcades qui s’ouvrent sur la collégiale Notre Dame XIVè et Xvè

Visit the old royal fortification of VilleFranche de Rouergue and her monuments.

  • Excursion by guide
  • Excursion by night
  • group excursions
  • free excursions by signs
  • Excursions by tape recorder
  • Work ateliers for children


At Villefranche de Rouergue...

Sight-seeing :

Cloître de la Chartreuse


La Chartreuse St Sauveur XVè

Chapelle Penitent Noir 

La chapelle des pénitents noirs,
                        chef d’œuvre de l’art baroque.


At the frontiers of Rouergue and Quercy, Villefranche gives you a great inexhaustible reservoir, for making a journey in a radius of ± 100 km ...


Places you must-see  :
 Rocamadour, Padirac, St Cirq-Lapopie, Albi, Cahors, Cordes, St Antonin-noble val, Peyrusse Le Roc, le viaduc de Millau

viaduc de millau

Viaduc of millau



Abbey's :                             
Loc-dieu, Conques, Beaulieu, La chartreuse Saint-Sauveur

Defiles and Valley's of the Aveyron  :
l’Aveyron, le lot et le Célé, le Tarn, la Dourbie, la Jonte et le Viaur



Belcastel, Najac, Le bosc, Bruniquel ……….





Archeol.places and Caves  :
Foissac, Pech-Merle


Grotte de Foissac


Complete TouristInformation on the tourist office's website  :


French Gourmet Food

Since long-time Rouergue is a country of authenticity, made by traditions and where the gastronomy has taken a privileged place in it .
You can elect the natural products on the market or the shops in Villefranche de Rouergue.


Le Marché du Jeudi Matin, Place Notre Dame.

Every Thursday morning- centre city- from 8.00 -12.00 hrs .(The whole year), discover the flavour and colors of the traditional market..

   confection du gateau à la broche

Confection du gâteau à la broche



La ferme pédagogique de Jacques Carles





Complete TouristInformation on the tourist office's website