Salles-la-Source is a commune located in the Aveyron department (Rodez, Occitania, France, Massif Central).

Main attractions

Religious architecture

  • Saint-Paul Church of Salles-la-Source is a Romanesque church from the (12th century), containing a Romanesque Christ.
  • Romanesque church of Saint-Paul, with its octagonal bell tower.

  • Saint-Amans Church of Cadayrac dates from the 4th quarter of the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Saint-Austremoine Church of Salles-la-Source is a Romanesque church.
  • Chapelle Saint-Laurent, now partially ruined, is of Romanesque origin.
  • Church of Saint-Jacques de Souyris. Historic monument from the 13th and 14th centuries.
  • Notre-Dame-de-Vanc de Seveyrac Church in Vanc.

  • Saint-Denis Church of Cougousse.
  • Saint-Loup Church of Salles-la-Source.
  • Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption Church in Solsac.
  • Church of Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Jean in Mondalazac.

  • Monumental cross Historic monument dated 1789, it is made up of three monolithic parts.


Very rich in evidence from the Neolithic period, the town has 67 dolmens and more than 200 mounds according to a latest inventory, built around 4,500 years ago. It is on the Causse Comtal that we find the largest concentration of dolmens in France.

  • Dolmen and tumulus of Juniper.
  • Dolmen of Montaubert.
  • Dolmens of Pérignagol: Archaeological site.

  • Archaeological site of the dolmen of Seveyrac or Perignagol II.
  • Dolmen of Saint-Antonin.
  • Archaeological site of dolmen III of Vézinies from the Neolithic.

Gallo-Roman remains

These remains are located south of Cadayrac and notably include a theater.


  • Billorgues Castle

  • Château de Cadayrac
  • Canon Castle
  • Château du Colombier. Historic monument from the 14th and 15th centuries, representative of the seigniorial and domestic architecture of Rouergue.

How to get to?

From Paris: 6 hr 59 min (617 km) via A77

From Toulouse: 2 hr 3 min (164 km) via A68 and N88

From Andorra: 5 hr 4 min (399 km) via N20

From Barcelona: 5 hr 36 min (513 km) via AP-7

From Madrid: 9 hr 45 min (876 km) via A-2

From Monaco: 5 hr 38 min (527 km) via A8

From Moscow: 34 hr (3,357 km) via E30/M1

From Belgrade: 17 hr 53 min (1,769 km) via E70 and A4

From Istanbul: 28 hr (2,781 km) via E70

From Bern: 7 hr 10 min (721 km) via A75

Main information

Area: 78 km2

Population: 2 302

Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 2°30′51″E

Language: French

Currency: Euro

Visa: Schengen

Time: Central European UTC +1

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