The villages of the Tarn river Canyon
Discover in the heart of the Tarn river Canyon picturesque villages where traditions and heritage are an integral part of its inhabitants’ life. Typical hamlets nestled in the heart of cliffs or overlooking the impressive Tarn or Jonte river Canyons, come and visit them in the French way of life.
Discover the villages in the heart of the Tarn river Canyon
On the road that runs along the river, magical villages appear nestled in the heart of the cliffs: Les Vignes, La Malène, Saint-Chély-du-Tarn, Sainte-Enimie (labeled " France’s Most Beautiful Villages ") and Ispagnac not far from Florac. Their lively little streets in sunny weather welcome you and offer many activities, services and leisures. Find out the numerous canoe bases and departures from hiking trails from its villages.
The hilltop villages at the edge of the canyon are a must: likewise the "Point Sublime ", they provide breathtaking views, in addition to services, quality accommodation, and cultural and sportive events in summer.
Some of the canyon’s hamlets, sometimes only accessible by boat or steep paths, offer us unusual discoveries. Hauterives, Castelbouc, La Sablière… they each have a unique charm.
Millau, gateway to the Tarn river Canyon
Also discover the great Aveyron town of Millau and all its services: cinema, swimming pools, hospitals, supermarkets, shopping malls… This dynamic town welcomes sportsmen from France and the whole world thanks to its sports festival "Natural Games", its marathon, and its many festivities... nothing is missing in this city located at the gates of the Tarn river Canyon, just one hour from Montpellier.
The villages of the Jonte river Canyon
The charming village of Le Rozier is located at the confluence of the Tarn and Jonte rivers. By taking the road that winds between the wild Jonte river Canyon, admire a magnificent landscape and head upstream to the charming village of Meyrueis, located at the gates of the Cévennes!