Named for the beautiful river running through, think civilised wilderness. The landscape is roughly one third mountains and two thirds gorges and hills, making it a hugely popular destination for hikers, bikers, outdoor sports and adrenaline junkies.
Gorgeous hilltop medieval villages abound, including 10 of the 150 or so officially most beautiful villages in France
Here's a stunning example at Najac. Don't miss the larger medieval market town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue on the river.
The addition of the spectacular Millau viaduct in 2004 has made journeying through and beyond this amazing place easier and quicker.
Secluded lakeside 4-bedroom house renovated to the highest standard. The property is at the centre of nearly 18 hectares of land, comprising a large lake, verdant meadows, forest trails and hills. Accessed at the end of a small country road. The lake is brimming with carp! Included with the property are a large open barn, an open double car garage and a stone-built shed. The rear terrace leads to a 5 x 10m pool. Located in the impressive Aveyron hills, close to the stunning medieval village Najac. You will be drawn by the scenic beauty and calm of this setting. 90 minutes from Toulouse Blagnac airport. Trains to Toulouse from Najac.
Price including agency fees: €695.000
Price excluding agency fees: €655.661
Buyer commission included: 6 %