Welcome to Montaigut castle
A unique castle built on a medieval necropolis
The Castle of Montaigut dominates the « Rougier de Camarès » and is the heart of the Natural Regional Park « Les Grands Causses ». Located near by the famous Roquefort’s cheese, the castle is surrounded by a wonderful sightseeing.
Around the castle : the ecomuseum
Around the castle you will found on your way :
– An exhibition on the plaster industry at Montaigut
– An exhibition about the country life in Aveyron in 1914
– Former agricultural engines and vehicles
– A chapel
– Walks on different themes like plaster or geology
Beneath the castle, we invite you to see the medieval garden, situated near by the « cave de Fontbonne », actually old source of water, used between the 10th and 12th century.