Episcopal city of Albi in the Tarn

Around the family campsite of Les Terrasses du Viaur there is much to interest and occupy you

"Les terrasses du Viaur" is a peaceful and calm place located at the border of Tarn and Aveyron counties. These two magnificent departments are full of cultural, historic, touristic and sporting gems.
There are so many options available to you.

Are you a family of sportsmen looking for thrills? Well on hold tight !

Challenge the void on the Mazamet footbridge in Hautpoul. This thrilling crossing is suspended 70 meters above the Arnette valley. A strong feeling is guaranteed !
You can also share a thrilling day or more with your family at Cap Découverte (10km) to practice several sporting activities (tobogganing on rails, downhill in scooters, lake, swim, waterski ...).

Do you prefer hikes in a movie setting? This countryside is spectacular.

Awaken the adventurer who lies dormant in you in a site classified as "Sensitive natural area” & “Outstanding Natural Beauty.”
See the ruins of the 13th century castle, waterfalls (fall of more than 80 meters in 3 levels), suspended footbridge. Stroll in the ocher colours of the Aveyron at Compolibat.

Footbridge over the Arnette valley
Compolibat Aveyron ocher

Do you like museums ?

The Tarn and Aveyron offer a wide choice in the field of culture.
The mining museum in ‘Cagnac les Mines’ offers you a cage descent to reach the underground mine galleries.
The atmosphere will grab you and you will be ... Underground Miner!
The Pierre Soulages Museum, in the centre of Rodez, a magnificent place where darkness dominates. Unique architecture, rich red wines, local delicacies and more…
Let us stay with the native painters of our region on the Tarn side, Henri TLC,[raised in Chateau Bosc, Camjac (8km) where there is a brilliant visit], has his museum in Albi and what a museum !
The Toulouse-Lautrec museum is located within the Palais de la Berbie, right next to the cathedral. It has the largest collection dedicated to the Albigensian artist.
On the other hand if your holidays include gastronomy do not panic as the Tarn has many specialities of its own.
Discover the Gaillac vineyards and sample for free, try the almond Croquant biscuits of Cordes, the Carmaux caraway ‘toads’, the charcuterie and many other specialties. Be brave !
And as Toulouse Lautrec said, “I will drink milk when the cows graze on grapes.”

Do you want to visit tourist sites ?

Come and stroll through the old centre of Albi, a city classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Drink in the beauty, the atmosphere and feast your eyes on the architecture.
You can also play knight in one of the many medieval villages in the region such as Penne, Bruniquel, Puycelsi, Castelnau-de-Montmiral or Cordes sur Ciel, one of the most important places of European heritage. Sunday market at St Antonin is a must.
Cordes sur ciel which is one of the most important places of European heritage !



To browse Cordes is to discover a fabulous book of art and history set in stone ...
The medieval city is one of the most important and spectacular places in Europe.
As you visit, explore a history spanning almost 800 years ... Take a trip up to the skies in the cobbled streets, where sumptuous mansions with sculpted facades magnify Gothic art, and take pleasure in the many artisan workshops and galleries.
La Cité of Cordes is a timeless place, imbued with exceptional magic.

Albi palace of berbie


The episcopal city of Albi has been listed as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco since July 2010.

Saint Cécile Cathedral is the largest brick cathedral in the world. Majestic and imposing, it is visible from everywhere.
An essential architectural ensemble.


Sauveterre-de-Rouergue is a must-see medieval town, a bastide in its original state; built as a defensive grid, it is unforgettable.
What could be more pleasant than to get lost in its cobbled streets and chat with the artists and craftsmen? Or just sit in the breathtaking square and sip a coffee.
A preserved heritage which well justifies its place among the Most Beautiful Villages of France.



Rodez, capital of the department of Aveyron, is 60 km away, where you can visit the famous Museum of Contemporary Art and Paintings, the Soulages Museum presenting the work of the artist Pierre Soulages and also the works of contemporary artists, located at the foot of the Cathedral.
Notre-Dame, one of the most imposing Gothic cathedral in the South of France, built over three centuries.
Located in the heart of Aveyron, Rodez promises a thousand surprises !
From historical heritage to contemporary art, from the southern city to the countryside a stone's throw away. Rodez has much to delight and entertain you.

Soulages Museum in Rodez