Tourist Information website links

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Quick Links: Départements    Towns & Villages    Tourist sites - Lot    Lot-et-Garonne   Tarn-et-Garonne     Sports & Activities

Local Publications

qlocalMagazine published in English, and available free at various outlets around the area, with information on events, services and items of interest for both visiting and resident English speakers. Subscribe by mail for around £10GBP to receive copies by mail and be up to speed with whats on in Quercy before you arrive.

Read it online on their website www.quercylocal.com

 

Département Tourist Information websites

Lot (46)           Lot-et-Garonne (47)         Tarn-et-Garonne (82)

 

Commune & Large Town websites

Lot Valley website covering 27 communes west of Cahors, including Prayssac, Puy l'Eveque, Sauzet & Lauzech. Excellent section on wines and wineries

Quercy Sud Ouest covering communes on the east of the Garonne, including Bourg du Visa, Montagudet, Toufailles, Miramont de Quercy and Fauroux

Quercy Pays de Serres - complementary to Quercy Sud Ouest, covering communes to the south of the Lot including Montaigu de Quercy, Lauzerte, Montcuq, Roquecor and Bouloc.

Agen Town website          Villeneuve-sur-Lot town website           Cahors Town website

 

Smaller Town and Village websites

See our appreciation of the delight of French country markets (Marchés!) HERE Most of the towns and villages below will have their own weekly market

Montaigu de Quercy Tournon d'Agenais
Moissac Montauban
Fumel Valence d'Agen
Penne d'Agenais Beauville
Lauzerte Montcuq
Roquecour Monflanquin
St Antonin-Noble-Val St Maurin
St Cirq-la-Popie Auvillar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tourist attraction websites, arranged by départment

LOT

Boat trips on the river Lot from Cahors

Boat trips on the river Lot from Puy l'Eveque

Monkey Forest, Rocamadour

Dinosaur beach, Crayssas

Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Biron (in Dordogne)

Rocher des Aigles - Falconry centre, Rocamadour

Museum of the Resistance and Liberation, Cahors

Durandal - daily medieval equestrian show including jousting and horsemanship, Rocamadour

Alpagas du Quercy - Open Alpaca farm near Frayssinet

Pech Merle - Open caves with Prehistoric remains & wall paintings. Visitors restricted

Grottes des Merveilles - Open caves with prehistoric remains near Rocamadour.

 Chateau Bonaguil

LOT-ET-GARONNE

Croisieres du Prince Henry        Nerac. Boat trips for individuals and groups. Self drive or accompanied tour.

www.aquitaine-navigation.com         Buzet sur Baise. Aquitaine Navigation. Dayboats for hire

Musee du Pruneau  Lafitte sur Lot. Prune museum covering history and folklore of the Pruneaux d'Agen

Parc-en-Ciel  Lacelle-Biron. Adventure park with tree walks, mini golf, disc golf and swimming pools.

Vergers Escoute       Penne d'Agenais. Growers and producers of Pruneaux d'Agen, products for sale and small museum.

Ferme du Chaudron Magique         Brugnac, near Tombeboeuf & Monclar. Educational goat farm establishment with shop selling mohair products, goats cheese etc.

Chateau de Bonaguil         Saint-Front-sur-Lémance, north of Fumel.  Impressive medieval chateau open to visitors.

Parc des Pirates        Penne d'Agenais.  Adventure park including trampoline, zip wire, 4 mazes, and 2 treasure hunts, one for 4-7 year olds, and one 7 years +

Z'animoland       Monbalen. Safari & amusement park, with over 100 domestic & exotic animals. 7 ha park with infatable games & wooden games for children, picnic area, snack bar.

Grottes de Fontirou       Fontirou near Castella. . Caves with 7 caverns of stalacites & stalagmites of various colours. Snack bar, mini golf. Open every day July/August, Sunday pm only spring & autumn

Grotte de Lastournelle    Sainte-Colombe-de-Villeneuve. Grotte de Lastournelle. Geology of the Serres region, 300m circuit through 7 caverns, all completely natural. Check website for opening hours.

Walibi Sud-Ouest           near Agen. Amusement park with rides and activities for all ages.

 

TARN-ET-GARONNE

Musee du Miel         Gramont.  Honey museum

Museum of the Resistance           Montauban. Second World War history covering the Resistance and their role

Nature Escapade    St Antonin-Noble-Val activity centre. Canoeing, climbing, potholing

Tarn River cruises       Bateau Promenade Sainte Andre à Moissac, Moissac. Cruises along the River Tarn.

Loisirs 82        Base de Loisirs du Tarn et de la Garonne, St-Nicholas-de-la-Grave, various boating and sailing activities.

Le Petit Paris      Parc de la Miniature, Vaissac (20km from Montauban) miniature city - Paris.

Agrip Aventure      near Montech. Secure forest adventure course, for all the family over 3 years of age.

Lavande Quercy    Lavander farm at Touffailles.

Montaigu de Quercy water park    Montaigu Plage, Montaigu de Quercy. Leisure lake offering sandy beach with swimming (lifeguard patrolled in season), kayaks, pedaloes, zip wires, tennis and walks.

 

SPORT & ACTIVITY LINKS

Le Cheval Blanc      Lacapelle-Cabanac, Lot. Equestrian centre offering accompanied 2, 3 or 6 hour hacking. Open all year.

Écuries des Collines      Pujols, Lot et Garonne. Equestrian centre with theme-based rides by the hour or the day.

Domaine de Lauzinie   Lacour-de-Visa, Tarn et Garonne. Equestrian centre offering rides by the hour.

Cahors area walking trails              Cahors, Lot. Download files and directions for circular hiking and walking trails around Cahors.

Tarn-et-Garonne walking trails      Tarn et Garonne hiking and walking trails - download files and directions in 'Rambels' section of the website

Tarn-et-Garonne cycling routes     Tarn et Garonne cycling routes and cycle hire - download files and directions in 'Rambels' section of the website

Lot Valley Walking and Hiking         Lot Valley hiking and walking. Download guides from this website - go to 'Things to do' and visit the 'Hikes' section in 'Nature Activities'

Lot Valley cycling          Lot Valley cycling. Download guides from this website - go to 'Things to do' and look for the cyclist logo in 'Nature Activities'

Nature Evasion   Trentels, Lot et Garonne. Canoe and Kayak rental, per day or half day.

Aveyron Gorge canoe hire        St Antonin Noble Val - Tarn et Garonne. Website for 5 companies who all hire out canoes for whole or half day exploration of the Aveyron Gorge.

Villeneuve-sur-Lot Golf & Country Club    18 hole golf course, open all year

Le Neuf Golf   Saint-Martin-le-Redon, Lot. 9 hole course, open all year

Agen Golf   Bon-Encontre, Lot et Garonne.

Air Sol Images   Based at Aérodrome de Vers, between Cahors and St Cirq Lapopie -  Paramotor flights along the Lot valley. Booking required.