Monday, 10 May 2021

Départements de France: Aveyron


This is the next instalment of a monthly feature going through the 95 Departments of France in numerical order to check out things of interest. Aveyron is no 12. I hope you enjoy it


Location – in the region known as the Occitane




Prefecture – Rodez


Signature foods – Aligot, Roquefort cheese, the Fouace


Famous places to visit – Castle Of Najac, Millau (world's tallest bridge), Chateau de Peyrelade, Soulages Museum (Modern Art), Estaing


Famous people from Aveyron – Bernard Laporte (rugby coach), Cyril Lignac (chef), Emilie de Rodat (founder of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Villefranche)


Go to this Pinboard to see the Departments of France so far.


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