This year, a large number of sporting events are planned in Southern Aveyron. Let yourself be guided by the summer rhythm of these great events.
During the 15th stage linking Millau to Carcassonne, the Tour de France will cycle through Saint-Affrique. This stage which requires outstanding stamina is an ideal race for punchers with the cycling up to the Pic de Nore featuring a 12.3 km slope with a 6% gradient. The 15th stage also offers an amazing setting with the stunning Millau viaduct and its slender pillars providing the background for the beginning of this leg. There will be different cycling activities for spectators during this leg of the Tour de France through St-Affrique.
However, if you are specifically interested in rugby, then the Vaquerin challenge is tailored to your needs. The challenge is in its 25th year and has become an essential part of training for the upcoming season and as such it attracts all the national and international teams which put the finishing touches to the listing of friendly matches that allow them to work out their future combinations. Headliners have yet to be announced but undoubtedly some major teams will take part in the contest which is good news for rugby fans.
Car racing draws also a large audience with two major events: the 2nd Rallye Saint-Affricain which is taking place in August and the Cardabelles Rallye in October. Lastly, our territory has gained some serious reputation appealing to trail running addicts. If you want to warm yourself up right in the middle of December don’t hesitate anymore and enroll in the Hivernale des Templiers that will take you to places where majestic landscapes are waiting for you. During your race to the podium, don’t forget to take a break and enjoy the breathtaking panoramas of Larzac.
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