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Your holiday In an amazing setting!

Soleil Levant campsite is located on the edge of Pareloup lake, in the heart of the Aveyron department between Rodez and Millau, in the Midi-Pyrénées region of the south of France.
The campsite’s amazing location offers you picture perfect views and a great place to relax on the shores of Pareloup lake, where you can have an unforgettable holiday with your family!

Discover must-see tourist sites close to the campsite: the Tarn Gorges, the Roquefort cheese caves, the Millau viaduct, the Grands Causses regional nature park, Aubrac, Micropolis (the “city of insects”), Conques, Belcastel, Séverac-le-Château, la Couvertoirade, Castelnau-Pegayrols, the Rail-Bike route and much, much more!

A region with a rich heritage and many options for tours and outings!

Wander through the local farmers’ markets in the many picturesque villages around the campsite or tour the farms, wildlife parks, crafts studios, châteaux, romanesque churches, museums, caves, templar ruins, some of the “Most Beautiful Villages of France” and more.

Savour the local aveyron cuisine, with its Roquefort cheese, duck confit, aligot (mashed potatoes with cheese), tripe, foie gras, spit cake, nut cake, focaccia, and so on. Bon appétit!

And for lovers of preserved nature, take a walk, bicycle ride or horse under the Aveyron sun along paths along streams, through hilly landscapes of fields and forests, or simply on GR national hiking trails by the shores of Pareloup lake to admire the magnificent views from our Lady of the Lake!

In short, all the ingredients are here for an unforgettable stay in nature!

Roquefort Cheese Caves Culinary heritage

Visit the different Roquefort cheese caves to learn the secrets of this cheese that has been made for 1,000 years. Each tour ends with a tasting.

Town of Rodez Historical town

Rodez, with its majestic Gothic cathedral and the old town, its historical centre.

Millau Viaduct A viaduct on the Tarn River

A must-see! Commissioned in 2004, this bridge stands 343 metres high and 2.4 km long, making it one of the tallest bridges in the world. With the A75 passing over it, the viaduct connects the Causse Rouge and the Causse du Larzac plateaus. Thanks to the various visitor areas, you can admire this marvel from every angle!

Rail-bike route Discover Larzac in a novel way

Riding along an old railway, passing over bridges and through tunnels, you will have the chance to admire the magnificent scenery of Cernon Valley! An activity that is well worth the detour!

Castelnau-Pegayrols Medieval village

Castelnau-Pegayrols is a medieval village in the Grands Causses Regional Park, not far from the campsite. It boasts an unbeatable view of Lévézou Plateau!

Photo by Mossot - License CC BY-SA 3.0

Soulages Museum Contemporary art museum

In 2014, Musée Soulages opened its doors in the centre of Rodez. This contemporary art museum is devoted to painter Pierre Soulages.

Photo by Waltercolor - License CC BY-SA 4.0

Conques Pilgrimage town

One of the 10 “Most Beautiful Villages of France” in Aveyron! Conques was an important stopping point along the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route!

La Couvertoirade Fortified town

A fully restored fortified town with small workshop featuring the crafts of yesteryear. You will also be able to enjoy a superb view of the Causse du Larzac plateau.

Micropolis Insectarium

The “City of Insects” will charm any bug-lover! An interactive indoor and outdoor tour focusing on the lives of insects.

Le papillon jaune Tour boat

A tour of just over an hour on Pareloup Lake, during which you can discover all the secrets of this 1,250 hectare artificial lake on board "Le Papillon Jaune"!