Medieval town, located between the Mediterranean coast and the Massif Central, at the confluence of the Tarn and Dourbie, Millau was, from the beginning of the 1st century and during 150 years a pottery centre of creation. The Graufesenque site reflects this production which we find traces in the Roman Empire.
Then the breeding of sheep allowed Millau become the capital of the glove. In the centre of international trade, the gloves were exported to the four corners of the world. Some manufacturers remain. Do not hesitate to push the door of their workshops!
The famous Millau Viaduct, gently inserted into the landscape, impresses with its height and its silhouette evokes a boat majestically spans the Tarn valley.
A walk in the old Millau enchants. Different styles cohabit in a friendly harmony and sweetness of life unique to Millau. Shady squares, cafés and lively streets will delight you. For most athletes, the terrace of the tower of the Belfry will offer you a panoramic view of Millau and its surroundings.
Finally you away a little, you will discover the Regional Natural Park of Grands Causses, exciting diversity of spaces, landscapes and traditions. And after visiting the Roquefort caves you can admire the flight of vultures and walk the Templars-hospital villages. The "vélorail" will enable you to discover the Larzac differently and the "chaos of Montpellier le Vieux" will amaze you.
Not to mention the Micropolis city of insects, which takes you into the fascinating world of insects.
Many other sites to discover. Do not hesitate to contact the tourism office.
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