Rodez was the historical capital of Rouergue, a former province of France, now the Department of Aveyron. It has been an Episcopal city since the 4th century, proud of its beautiful 80 meters tall cathedral with its impressive bell-tower. It is a perfect introduction to Rodez’s history and identity.
This charming town is easy to go through on foot. A sequentially marked itinerary will take you back through the city’s two thousand years of history.
Between town and countryside, Greater Rodez is home to a renowned historical heritage with beautiful sites to visit.