The surroundings

The department of Aveyron is bordered in the north by the Cantal. In the west you will find Tarn & Garonne, east lies Gard and to the south you will find Tarn (Toulouse). Major rivers in the area are the Lot, the Aveyron and the Tarn.


Coming from Paris: Paris -> Vierzon via A10 and A71
Turns into A20, take exit 56 (Labastide Murat)(D802), Livernon, Figeac
in Figeac D922 keep direction Villefranche.
Before Villefranche you take the D1 and later D911, both in the direction of Cahors. Exit Savignac.
Follow the signs: the camping as well as the gites are indicated..


The village Savignac with propriété l'Indien is situated in a rolling countryside of vast estates, on the great trail Grand Randonnee 36 - (Santiago de Compostela). In the village is a small bakery and at 8 kilometers you will find the beautiful 750 years old picturesque town Villefrance de Rouergue, known for its ancient bastide and historical town on the borders of the river L'Aveyron. Villefranche is alo known for its weekly large market on thursdays where all regional products are to be found. The surrounding towns Figeac, Najac, Cajarc, and especially St.Cirq la Popie seem to have served as an example for the famous Dutch illustrator Anton Pieck.

Facilities in the vicinity

Villefranche has several large supermarkets and other stores.
In the medical field the city has an area hospital and a good supply of pharmacies, dentists, GPs and other private physicians.