Albi has just been listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The town has been preserved remarkably, perfect example of the southern Gothic style in France.
To see, Museum Toulouse-Lautrec, Cathedral Sainte-Cécile, the palace of the Berbie, the church Saint-Salvi and its cloister, the Pont-Vieux and the banks of the Tarn.
The villages classified "most beautiful villages of France" in the vicinity of Viviez:
On the way to Santiago de Compostela, the medieval village of Conques surrounding the Sainte-Foy abbey is the must-see village during a visit to the region. Make sure to go and see the abbey church and its Romanesque sculptures, the village and the treasure.
Gorges de l’Aveyron. Visitors will be marvelled by the village of Belcastel, with it´s houses “en pierre” and their extraordinary roofs made out of limestone. All this at the foot of a magnificant Chateau, fully restored by architect Fernand POUILLON, respecting it´s original architecture.
Capdenac Le Haut was a Gallo-Roman settlement. You can still see the old walls and imposing gates, the fortress tower, narrow streets and beautifull fountains.
LThe Royal Fort of Najac was build in 1253 by Alphonse de Poitiers. This castle was build with the best technology of it’s time, both architectual and military.
35 km nord west of Rodez, in the valley of the Lot, at the foot of the imposing Aubrac, on one of the hikes of the Camino de Santiago, lies Estaing. The village has remarkable buildings, including a castle, church and an old bridge. It is an beautiful medieval village in a well preserverd environement.