There are some places in Rodez where you should go without any hesitations. They will take you to the past and tell you some stories, which will never be heard anywhere else. One of these places is the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Rodez. It was built in the 12th century, so you can imagine how many events it had lived and how many days it had been observing the people around.
The stones of this Cathedral create really a great monument, and nowadays many people go there for excursion and admiring. Even in the first half of the 20th century people in France didn't think that they had such a wonderful historical building. Certainly, they knew that the Cathedral in Rodez was really very old, but they couldn't realize that it had such a great value.
But since 1960 the government started making the region more prosperous, the Cathedral being revived, and the town became one of the very interesting places, with crowds of tourists who were glad to see this building coming to us from the depth of ages. To mention, the Cathedral is located on the high ground, so you will be able to see the whole town in front of you as if in your hands when standing there.
But this is not the only interesting place in Rodez. You can also visit museums, such as Rouerge Museum and Denys Puech Museum, or just travel across villages Rodez nearby - they are also charming. There are some bars, restaurants and even disco where you can have fun and meet new people, in Rodez, so you will really get a lot of pleasure.
France has its own atmosphere, and be sure you will feel it just after arrival. People are welcoming and friendly there, always happy to share their pride of their country with foreigners, so do not have any doubts: you will necessarily listen to a hundred of stories about the brave French knights and nobles. The French towns are very interesting and beautiful. And Rodez, in spite of its small size, will be very interesting for you because of its unique style of life.
The local attractions and points of interest attract people from almost all the globe, and you can get really nice feelings there. Even if you live in another city you can easily get there by plane or by car. There is one airport, which is called Rodez- Marcillac, and flights from London and some French cities are available there. Even in France people like to visit this place on their weekends, so vacations in this city are a wonderful possibility to make a lot of new acquaintances.
There are also some parks with animals in Rodez, which will be very interesting to your kids. When you take them to one of these wonderful parks they will be so attracted and excited that you will be able to have a short rest of them for a little time. And while they will be having fun, you will feel as if your duties are done and you are completely free.
Actually, this town is perfect for family rest, and if you are going to have vacations in the nearest future you should plan your rest and certainly include Rodez in the list of the destinations, because this place is very beautiful, with many fascinating sights and, as well, it is one of the historical parts of our planet. To crown it all, the Cathedral of Notre Dame is really worth to visit.