The Aveyron region, with its majestic landscapes worthy of the most beautiful postcards, is the main nature destination in the Occitanie region and offers many opportunities to connect with nature. It is divided into 8 regions: Les Causses, le Lévezou, le Ségala, le Ruthenois, le Vallon, le Bassin, les Causses de Quercy and l'Aubrac.
Aveyron is , The Decazeville Basin, Aveyron's only mining region, has a rich industrial past and has preserved and enhanced its mining heritage. The town of Cransac offers a renowned spa for the treatment of rheumatism. The Causses du Quercy region is criss-crossed by the Aveyron gorges and valley, and is home to Bastides such as Villeneuve, Villefranche-de-Rouergue, Najac and the castles of Bournazel, Belcastel.. The region is home to such major sites as the pilgrimage village of Saint-Igest, the medieval town of Peyrusse-le-Roc, Montbazens and its hiking trails, Loc-Dieu Abbey (Rouergue's first Cistercian abbey, built in the 12th century and fortified in the 15th), Auzits (former commandery of the Hospitallers of the Order of Malta), Capdenac le Haut (Latin for Uxellodunum, the last city to be conquered by Caesar) and many more.