The traditional image of the city of Espalion is that of the old palace of the Renaissance dating of 1572.
This tower is flanked by a litlle towers. Espalion it is as well and especially the Old bridge built in the 13th century under king « Saint Louis », classified in 1888, with its three arcs which step over the Lot. One can admire on the banks of the Lot the former tanneries or » calquières « .
The flat stones call » gandoulières « on the bank water served for tanning and for washing skins.