The eastern half of the Aveyron has been neglected. But the opening of the Sir Norman Foster-designed Millau Viaduct last year increased interest in eastern and southern Aveyron, and a boom in the property market could soon follow.
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The department of Aveyron has not always been known for its property appeal but it has recently become much more popular.
Rodez, the departmental capital of Aveyron, is an attractive city in a pleasant natural environment. Its historic centre is perched on top of a hill overlooking the Aveyron River.
This area boasts many chateaux, bastide towns, abbeys, gorges and valleys.
Classified among the most beautiful villages of France, Sauveterre de Rouergue was once the capital of Ségala and is nowadays one of the most intact of the fortified towns of the south-west.
North of the Aveyron, the Carladez and the Truyere Valley is the most secret part of the department.
List of towns and villages including postcodes in the Aveyron departement.
Whether it is for buying a house, setting up business, writing a will, or settling a dispute with a neighbour, you will need the services of a good notaire. Check out our English-speaking Notaires in Aveyron here.