Aubrac

Regional Park

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This mountain plateau covers 3 departments (Aveyron, Cantal and Lozère) and over 2500km². With its 6 inhabitants per km² and reliefs varying between 1000 and 1500m of altitude, Aubrac will delight those who love the tranquility of nature as well as those who seek adventure. This unique place located at the heart of the “massif central” has recently been declared a nature reserve.

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Camping St-Urcize is located in the heart of Aubrac. This little community, surrounded by impressive vertical cliffs, is crossed by the Rioumeau, main affluent of the Bès.It is this river which forms a waterfall at the bottom of the camping that will give you an extraordinary bathing experience.

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Appreciated for its hiking routes, culture and gastronomy, Aubrac is also a territory with an enriched and diverse heritage that will delight those who enjoy nature and desire to see unique landscapes.

Activities around the camping

  • Golf (20km)

    Practice golf, 3-hole golf course or minigolf for the young ones as well as for adults. Open from June to September.
    Address : Parking de la piscine – 15110 Chaudes-Aigues

  • Hiking

    Various ways are accessible to discover the fascinating landscapes of the Aubrac plateau. Mountain guides are available in summer.
    Contact : 04.71.23.21.03icone rando

  • Swimming (30km)

    The Mallet nautical base is close to the camping and facilitates various activities : paddle, pedalboat, rowing… Swimming is supervised from 01/07 to 31/08.
    Address : Sur le Cheyle, 15320 – Faverollesicone baignade

  • Mountain bike (1km)

    Find bicycles and mountain bikes in the tourist office in town, with various available guides to accompany you through the different tracks.
    Contact guide : 06.75.17.67.80icone vtt

  • River fishing (2km)

    Fish on the river Bès, with various fish courses to your availability. It is possible to buy daily fishing cards at Hotel Remise (Le Bourg, 15110 Saint-Urcize)
    Contact guide : 04.71.23.83.26icone pêche

  • Spa (on site)

    At the campsite is a spa offering : Finnish bath, traditional Finnish sauna and infrared sauna from 10€/h/perssaunaHDTVR

  • Dogsledding (5km)

    Dogsledding activity in St Urcize with a guide available.
    Contact : 04.71.23.22.28icone chiens de traineaux

  • Thermal Centre (20km)

    Spa relaxation centre of Chaudes-Aigues warm water pools, air seats, thermal water waterfalls, sauna, hammam, outside pools with underwater music and thermal care.
    Address : 27 Avenue Georges Pompidou, 15110 – Chaudes-Aigues
    Contact : 04.71.23.51.06 The thermal station of Chaldette is also close to the camping with its spa and fitness centre.
    Address : La Chaldette, 48310 – Brion
    Contact : 04.66.31.68.00icone centre thermal

  • Skiing stations (5 km)

    There are a few skiable regions near the camping : Station de St-Urcize (5km), Laguiole (10km), Brameloup (20km), with many activities on site : standard skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoe hiking, sledge…

  • Horseriding (5km)

    Different horse riding activities accessible in proximity of the camping : initiation on pony/horse, hikes, treks…
    Address : Route de Sainte-Urcize, 48260 Nasbinals
    Contact : 04.66.32.50.65

  • Extreme sports (50km)

    Paragliding baptism or initiation courses to ultralight aviation at paragliding school “Thang-Ka”.
    Address : Drils, 15300 – Dienne
    Contact : 06.62.18.82.60

  • Other

    BBQ at the disposition of all campers
    Restaurants close by
    Casino
    Motorcycle track

Events

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Transhumance

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Every year in spring, assist at the Aubrac plateau.. This event, started in 1993 in the village, is a big communal fest that takes place the Sunday closest to the 25th May at Bonnecombe in Lozère, 20km from the camping. “Aubrac” cows will be decorated with flowers for the occasion and numerous activities will be organised during the week-end: tombolas, folkloric dances or Aligot tasting.

May

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Rand’Aubrac

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Every year on the 1st weekend of June we have the Rand’Aubrac ; a hike of varied distance between Chaudes-Aigues and Nasbinals. There are 3 distances to choose from: 12, 22 and 35 km in order to discover the incredulous landscapes of the Aubrac plateau. This hike is normally accompanied by different activities : fanfare, orchestra, tasting of local products… Shuttles are prepared to facilitate access to the event. Part of the events gains are given to an association that fights cystic fibrosis.

June

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Trail de Nasbinals


Every year in June the famous “trail de Nasbinals” takes place. With its 8 different tracks ranging from 8 to 55 km (and a special kids course), this trail is for all the sporty lovers of nature. More info here

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Cantal’INK

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Every year throughout the first weekend of July come to the Cantal’Ink: the tattoo festival of Chaudes-Aigues at 15km from the camping. For this renowned festival, Chaudes-Aigues will welcome some of France’s best tattooists. Other activities will be organised apart from the festival : spectacles, concerts, expositions and a space for the exclusive use of children to play. Professionals or simply curious, alone or in family, the festival is for everybody.

July

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Celtic and rural festival

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Halfway through August St-Urcize organises a rural festival as well as a celtic night. Expositions, art, hikes, orientation courses, music and Aligot tasting will be on the programme!

August