Rodez is in the department of the Aveyron which has a population of 263,808 covering an area of 8,735 km². Situated within the region of Midi-Pyrenees, the region has a population of 2,551,687 covering an area of 45,348 km²
The capital of the Region is Toulouse, Rodez has a local population of 24,358
There are 5 Car Hire locations near Rodez including; Decazeville, Millau, Rodez, Rodez Airport, Villefranche De Rouergue,
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The capital of the Aveyron department, bursting with histocial and traditional interests and a great place to visit in your hire car, Rodez lies in the triangle formed by Toulouse, Montpellier and Clermont-Ferrand. This geographical situation makes it the perfect base for a variety of holiday experiences.
Typical activities include fresh-water fishing on the banks of rivers streams and lakes, hang-gliding, para-gliding and even water sports in the gushing waters of the Tarn and Lot rivers.
There is also a rich, varied network of cycling routes and hundreds of miles of well-maintained footpaths for ramblers to discover the breathtaking scenery of the area.
Many cultures have make their mark on the area, which explains the stone monuments and rich architecture of the past, such as fortified castles, abbeys and churches.
The department also has an excellent reputation for good food, with a variety of traditional recipes. Local products are internationally famous, and many people travel from far away just to sample the variety, from small local inns to famous restaurants featured in international guides such as the Auguy Restaurant in Laguiole.
A wide choice of accomodation is avaliable the area, from family chambres d'hôtes to five star hotels and historical chateaux nearby Rodez. Hiring a car will enable you to explore the beauty and the diversity this region has to offer.