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 MOYRAZES
Moyrazes - Chateau du Cayla

Area: 4,687 ha
Altitude: 730 meters
Population: 1109 inhabitants
Mayor: Mr. Michael Arthur

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Tel. 05.65.69.35.50
Fax. 05.65.69.39.16
Monday and Friday from 8.30am to 12am and from 14h to 17h
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.30am to 12am

 

adresse Mairie
12160 Moyrazes
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Moyrazes - Pont de Caumencau

History

The village was once residence and lordship of the Bishops of Rodez.They occupied the castle was destroyed in 1500. The castle dates from the late 16th century or early 17th. Moyrazès also served for a long time to step on the road from Villefranche to Rodez.

Instead of St. Medard, stands a building which is the stately old prison.Reconstruction of the church of Moyrazès was ordered by the Blessed Francis d'Estaing in 1526. One can recognize its weapons on the portal and keystones.The church contains an interesting furniture pieces: paintings of the seventeenth century, the virgin and child, old as stone. The town of a large area consists of 102 villages, hamlets, places said that serving 80km of roads.

Anecdote

Dr. Marie Auguste Foucras, mayor of the town from 1789 to 1904, gave the names of La Fayette, Ferry, Tunis, Bizerte, Richelieu, Marengo to hamlets created during its mandate, thus offering an administered world tour and a history lesson.

Wilderness

Valley and Aveyron gorges and views on Rodez, Cantal and Aubrac from the oratory of Moyrazès to 730 meters.
Wood of hell in the valley of the Aveyron.
Hiking, biking and riding.

Randonnée pédestre

Moyrazes oratoire

Around on the town

Remains of windmills on the Maresques and Aveyron.
Oratory to 4 sections of roof on pillars decorated with a cross.
Old bridges Caumenco of Aveyron (1458) built during the reign of the bishops.
Cayla: Chateau du Cayla on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Aveyron (belonged to Cassagnes-Beaufort).
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Moulin d'Ayssens. Ayssens mill.

Nuces : former slate.
Moyrazès: fountain-drinker.
Nances: spinning

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