Tourist Information website links
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Magazine 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
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.
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
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Tourist attraction websites, arranged by départment
Chateau de Biron (in Dordogne)
Rocher des Aigles - Falconry centre, Rocamadour
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.
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.
Latour-Marliac Temple sur Lot - Water gardens specialising in water lilies where Monet got the samples that inspired his famous paintings
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.
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.
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.