A two-days tour of 5 iconic medieval villages

Puycelsi, Bruniquel, Castelnau-de-Montmiral and Saint Antonin de Noble Val & Saint Cirq Lapopie and Rocamadour
Castelnau de Montmiral guided tour

Ready for time travel with this tour ?

During this 2 days, we’ll visit Puycelsi, Bruniquel, Castelnau-de-Montmiral, Saint Antonin de Noble Val, Saint Cirq Lapopie and Rocamadour. If you love medieval ambiance, old stones and old villages, this tour is for you. This is more a tour to stroll and admire old buildings and beautifull landscapes. You will go back in time with this off the beaten paths tour.

This tour has some easy walk with some steep streets, you need good walking shoes, accessible to people who are used to walk.


Location of the tour
Vallée de Vère
Duration of the tour
2 days, 1 night
Difficulty of the tour
Easy (Easy walk)
When can I do the tour ?

This tour is available all year round.
Subject to availability at time of booking.

Castelnau de Montmiral guided tour
Castelnau de Montmiral guided tour
Castelnau de Montmiral guided tour
Castelnau de Montmiral guided tour
PUICELCY guided tour
PUICELCY guided tour
saint antonin noble val guided tour

What will I do during this tour ?

Five medieval villages in the “Vallée de Vère”

Day 1

In the morning departure to Castelnau-de- Montmiral which was built in 1222. The picturesque Place de la Mairie is lined with houses with various facades, stone, timber, brick.

Then we head to Puycelsi planted on its rocky outcrop. You will have a unique view of the Gorges de l’Aveyron and the forest of Grésigne below!

Lunch in a local restaurant.

Perched at the top of a cliff, Bruniquel offers facades crafted in limestone, wild gardens, steep streets paved with pebbles, beautiful homes dated from the 15th, 16th, and 17th century.

In the afternoon we will walk to the medieval city of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val. Founded in the 8th century around an old Benedictine abbey, it has a beautiful heritage, witnessed by it’s past as an important craft and commercial center.

Day 2

In the morning, stroll in Saint Cirq Lapopie, you will dive directly into the medieval period, between houses dating from the twelfth to the fifteenth century. Travel back in time ith this medieval atmosphere, with 13 historic Monuments of this classified village. All you have to do is go with the lanes and intimate gardens, looking up at the trilobed windows or entering the arcade shops set up in the same places as their ancestors boilermakers, skinners or wood turners.

Free time for lunch

In the begening of the afternoon we depart to Rocamadour that is located in the Dordogne Valley: The sacred city is clinging to the cliff in a superposition of houses and chapels. On the way to Santiago de Compostela, the Saint-Sauveur Basilica and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Crypt Saint-Amadour are open to visitors once they have climbed the 216 steps of the Pilgrims’ Stairs. . The miraculous chapel, one of the seven other chapels built in the hollow of the rock, houses its jewel, the Black Virgin venerated for over a millennium.

Back to Toulouse.

Good to know

This guided tour includes :

  • Transport from and to Toulouse to 7 villages
  • 1 night with breakfast for 2 people double bedroom
  • English speaking private guide / driver
  • Comfortable car or van

This guided tour does not includes :

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch, drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses

*Pick up and drop off location
For shared tours
From Carcassonne : Place du Prado, 11000 Carcassonne
From Toulouse : Metro Ramonville station : Take the exit « SORTIE vers parc relais et arrêt minute »

For private tours
Choose your hotel on the list or specify your pick up location by entering the address when booking.

Coronavirus Informations

All vehicles are cleaned after each service, guides wear masks and all activities, museums & attraction visited apply strict sanitary rules.
Bring your masks as they are compulsory in the vans.

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