Rodez has been awarded the Pays d’art et d’histoire label for a reason!
From the winding alleys of the public garden to the pedestrian lanes of the old town, Corten steel
from the Soulages museum to the pink sandstone of Notre-Dame cathedral, from the mineral immensity of
from the esplanade des Rutènes to the cosy charm of the small squares in the historic heart, Rodez is
a skilful blend of tradition and modernity.
At its foot, the Layoule site has been developed to take full advantage of the banks of the
Aveyron: children’s playground, picnic tables, walking trail…
Did you know? The people of Ruthénois call downtown Rodez “le piton”. That’s right.
climbing to get there!