Visits & Tourist Sites
Caves, Museums, Animal Parks, Engineering Structures, Cheese Factories...
Here are a few links to the websites of the area main tourist sites worth visiting when staying at Camping La Blaquière.
BATELIERS DES GORGES DU TARN
Around 150 years ago, the first tourists asked the locals for permission to climb into the boats to take their exploration further. They travelled down the river to the large cliffs (the straits) that can only be seen from a boat. The boat tour was born.
48210 La Malène
Phone: +33 4 66 48 51 10
ABYSS OF BRAMABIAU
Cave - Underground River
A strange and singular site: it is certainly to Bramabiau who the amateurs of caves risk least to feel a sensation of déjà vu; the water continues in the current era its work against the stone.
Phone: +33 4 67 82 60 78
LA MAISON DES VAUTOURS
Belvedere, Observatory, Museum
Discover the site where this colony of vultures has been reintroduced, as well as the different species of vultures, their environment, and their history in the Lozère...
Phone: +33 5 65 62 69 69
Fax: +33 5 65 62 69 67
Exhibitions & Tours
Located under the viaduct, 5 minutes from Millau towards Albi, this centre is open 7 days a week. The Eiffage guides are there to welcome you and offer:
> guided tour in the "Jardin des Explorateurs"
Located on the Millau Viaduct rest area, accessible from the A75 motorway or from the outside via the boulevard du Viaduc ( 10 minutes from the town centre), this centre is open 7 days a week.
The Eiffage guides present an exhibition exposition with free access.
Phone: +33 5 65 61 61 54 Viaduc Expo
Aire du Viaduc de Millau
Phone: +33 5 65 61 61 55
BLEU DES CAUSSES
Tasting & Direct Sale
Tasting and sale of Bleu des Causses, cheese made from cow's milk, refined in the natural Peyrelade cellars based in 1856 on limestone scree of the Gorges of the Tarn.
Explanatory video on this mode of manufacturing and traditional refining.
12640 Rivière sur Tarn
Téléphone : +33 5 65 62 61 02
The ancient caves that tunnel under the Combalou mountain not only took millions of years to form, but have been in use for cheese-making for centuries. You are invited to tour this natural wonder and meet the people whose expertise has helped to create the “king of cheeses”.
12250 Roquefort sur Soulzon
Phone: +33 5 65 58 54 38
Fax: +33 5 65 58 57 17
LA MAISON DE LA CERISE
Museum & Events
The "Maison de la Cerise" is situated in an old peasants house in the heart of the village of Paulhe. The ground floor of the museum is dedicated to the growing and harvesting of cherries through the ages and the first floor has an exhibition and sales of regional products. This museum informs visitors on the economy of the Vallée des Gorges du Tarn linked to the growing of "red gold" as say certain of the 170 producers who farm the 375 odd acres of cherry orchards giving an average production of 650 tonnes per year.
Téléphone : +33 5 65 59 00 98
CHÂTEAU DE PEYRELADE
Tours & Events
Built between the 12th and 16th centuries, the Château de Peyrelade constituted one of the most important fortresses in the Rouergue in the Middle Ages, thanks to the position of its natural rock-dungeon that enables it to control the Tarn valley.
Today, guided visits enable you to discover the site's turbulent history, its very particular architecture as well as numerous restoration works and digs that have been undertaken in the last 25 years. The visit ends by climbing onto the rock that offers a superb panorama of this section of the valley and the Gorges du Tarn.
Scenery walk with models, reconstituted drawings, animations and viewpoint indicators.
Téléphone : +33 5 65 62 21 34
CASTLE & MEDIEVAL CITY OF SÉVÉRAC
Tours & Events
Discover the Middle Age ramparts, towers and chapel, the Renaissance façade, exceptional viewpoint over the Aveyron valley and the mediaeval village and viewpoint indicator.
In summer, numerous visits and activities are offered helping you to discover this remarkable site in a fun way: guided or unguided visits of the Château and the mediaeval village, mediaeval events, mediaeval street theatre, free games for children for children who are dubbed "apprentice knights"...
5 rue des Douves
Téléphone : +33 5 65 47 67 31
WELCOME TO LA BLAQUIÈRE CAMPSITE
Climbing, canoeing, fishing, hiking, cycling, visiting, enjoying the gastronomy, taking in the scenery… from the most active to the most relaxing stay, for a weekend break or a longer holiday, with friends or family, there’s something for every age and every taste.
La Blaquière campsite welcomes you for a real holiday by the river in a friendly atmosphere.