Days Out: Aveyron (12)
Chateau Fort de Calmont dOlt
Fortified medieval castle with displays of attack and defense methods used during the 100 years war. Discovery game for children to test powers of observation and courage. Costumes provided free of charge. Open from 14:00-18:00. Espalion (12).
Par dAnimalier Colombier
The medieval park at the chateau of Colombier offers a glimpse of life in the middle ages in the animal park with wolves, lions, monkeys and birds of prey. Also an enclosure where you walk freely amongst the bears. Salles-la-Source (12).
Montpellier le Vieux
Park and nature centre covering a large area in which to discover the landscape which has been formed by the elements, and the flora and fauna of the region. With signposted walks and picnic areas. Rock climbing available on reservation. Peyreleau (12).
Musee de la Ferme et du Foie
A museum founded by a group of farmers and producers of foie gras to show how the production of foie gras has developed over the years. Open all year round. Closed Sundays and Mondays. 2 Place Jean Jaures, Villefranche-de-Rouergue (12).
Parc Animalier de Pradinas
Animal park with over 300 animals in 20 hectares of land. Visit on foot or by miniature train. Open April to mid November every day, 14:00-19:00; mid November to March Sundays and holidays only; July and August 10:00-20:00. Pradinas (12).
Ruchers de la Riviere / Poterie de la Confluence
Visits in English to discover the process of honey production and other products from the hive. Observation of the life of bees. Pottery and candle workshop on the same site at Les Cazelles, Grand-Vabre (12).
Musee de lArcherie
Showing the different uses of archery from weapons to childrens toys. Includes exhibits of arrows used by cave-men, pygmies and bushmen. Open all year round. Chateau de St-Izaire, St-Izaire (12).