Millau is a city located in the natural parc of the Cevennes, in the Aveyron (Department of Midi-Pyrenees region) among the exceptional Tarn gorges and canyons. Nature and sports lovers will be pleased to discover the region and its numerous activities, in the nice climate. You can buy a typical stone property in Millau and enjoy the natural ressources of the site make it a wide and authentic place.
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You can either come to Millau by car with the A71 or A75 motorways (six hours from Paris) or by train with a TGV to Montepellier. The nearest international airports are Rodez-Marcillac and Montpellier-Mediterrannee with flights to and from the UK and Ireland.
As Millau is surrounded by nature, sports activities are various: from paragliding, canyoning, mountain climbing, hiking, to horse riding, mountain biking and canoeing, sportsmen will be pleased. There are lots of sports events all year long, such as biking and hiking runs. There are also lots of sites for potholing as a biginner or as experienced.
The Millau viaduc links Paris to Spain and Southern France. This 343 metre high and 2460 metre long bridge can be visited and you will learn a lot about this exceptional work.
The Millau Jazz Festival takes place every year in July (12th to 19th) and has been promoting innovation, diversity and conviviality for now 17 years.
Every Monday in summer, night markets and musical events enliven the city to give rhythm to your evenings!
Food and drinks
With the local ewe milk we make the worldwide famous Roquefort cheese, but also the Perail, Tome and Recuite, wich are also cheeses. We find it as well in local pastries such as the Flaune. Discover also meat specialities and local Tarn wines.
Ferme auberge de Jassenove, Jassenove – 12100 MILLAU Tel: 05 65 60 71 80
Au Flambadou 2350, Route du Causse Noir – 12100 MILLAU Tel : 06 74 42 65 97
L’Ecrvisse 26, rue Droite – 12100 MILLAU Tel: 05 65 61 01 90
Our team of sale advisers at Sextant Properties will be happy to help you find a property in Aveyron. We have a large network of agents there. All of them are registered French estate agents and speak fluently English. Whatever the kind of property you are looking for, we will do our best to find a property matching your requirements. Do not hesitate to contact us to find out more about our selection of properties for sale in Millau.