Spending two days in Rodez is a million miles from your regular day-to-day. Not far from your hotel in the city’s old town, time seems to have stood still. As you walk, bourgeoise mansions and places of worship appear before your eyes. Don’t miss a trip to Rodez Cathedral. With Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque aspects, it is a majestic testament to Occitanian history. A special mention goes to the stud farm located in a former priory, which riding enthusiasts will love.
The historical city of Rodez makes for an interesting stop if you’re traveling through Aveyron. Aside from the prefecture headquarters, stud farm and mansions, its religious architecture is also very much worth a look. Make the most of your stay at our affordable hotel to visit Rodez Cathedral, the Eglise Saint-Amans and Eglise du Sacré-Cœur, the bishop’s palace with its towers and fortifications, and the Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Pitié. Are you an art and history buff? Then the Fenaille Archaeological Museum, Soulages Museum, and Museum of Fine Arts are the places for you.
Rodez and its surroundings are great for exploring with the family. Settle into your Première Classe hotel room, then head off to check out the old town. Travel back through the centuries with your kids as you stroll past the top tourist attractions. Churches and ancient houses only add to the city’s incredible charm. The stud farm and leisure parks nearby will delight visitors little and large alike. Keen to spend some time in the great outdoors? The banks of the Aveyron are perfect for walks and bike rides. With a week-long stay, you’ll also get the chance for a day’s getaway to Carcassonne