Stop off at Estaing on the Camino de Santiago: a picturesque mediaeval village that will draw you under its spell!
Camping holidays Estaing
Discover the village of Estaing in the Aveyron department. Set in the Lot Valley against a backdrop of the Aubrac Mountains and built on a rocky promontory in the heart of the wooded green hills, this little village of 600 inhabitants is listed among the ‘most beautiful villages of France’. Nestling at the foot of the majestic castle, the village has treasures that you simply must come and discover during your camping holidays. Did you know that it owes its name to the illustrious family of the Lords of Estaing, one of whom saved the life of King Philippe II of France? High time to visit this magnificent mediaeval village with your family and friends.
There is so much to discover in Estaing. The castle, built in the 13th century around a pentagonal keep, is a historic monument that is currently the property of the Valéry Giscard d’Estaing Foundation. Climb to the top and take in the amazing views over the Lot. There’s only one word for it: magical. Other attractions are the pretty 16th century façades, the 15th century church or the bridge that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its iron cross - a symbol of the Aveyron department. If you love outdoor activities, the high plateaux, the canyons, waterfalls and lakes will be the cornerstones of your visit. Walking, fishing, canoeing, climbing, via ferrata, etc. Have the best holiday of your life in one of the stages on the Camino de Santiago.