The Lot-et-Garonne; an attractive holiday destination. Many people are surprised by the pleasant atmosphere, the friendly people, the hospitality and the character of the region. There is still plenty of space to enjoy your rest, but also offers plenty of opportunities for an unforgettable holiday.
Driving around in the beautiful hilly French country, where the fields of sunflowers alternate with corn, and then again vines ... Versatile, beautiful and quiet. Lot-et-Garonne is also sometimes called the second Tuscany.
Many small interesting towns, Nerac, Vianne, Duras.... Or visit the beautiful famous wine village of Saint Emilion, 70km from us .... www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com
Less than 10km away, you will find the village of Le Mas d'Agenais, there hangs in the church a real Rembrandt painting, a real must and not only for the culture lover. https://www.passion-aquitaine.fr/le-mas-dagenais-rembrandt/
Bordeaux is 80km away from us and is a beautiful metropolis. Spending a day there is no punishment. Beautiful buildings, large shopping streets.
A day trip to the Atlantic coast is also recommended. To Archacon, where the oyster farmers have made their name or to the tourist beach town of Mimizan plage. Also the highest dune in Europe, the dune de Pilat is worth to climb. www.dunedupilat.com
Of course you will also find plenty of traditional markets and brocantes/vide greniers (flea markets).
Although we ourselves are in the middle of the countryside and you can enjoy all the peace and quiet around you, we still live only 2 km from our villageCasteljalouxfrom, which has about 6000 inhabitants
Casteljaloux has a lot to offer you, including
- a deliciousswimming lakewith beach, where every summer eenAqua Fun Parkbeing released on the lake
- a Survival course and paintball at the lake,
- the 18 holesgolf course,
-the Baths,a spa,
- riding school of Casteljaloux
- restaurants (chinese, pizzerias, tapas bar, etc.)
- 2 supermarkets (LeClerq&Intermarché)
- 3 flea markets
- bakers, butchers
- Tuesday morning market and Saturday morning vegetable market _cc781905-5cf58-3194-bb3b
Enjoy driving around and end up in the most beautiful, quiet villages and fortified towns or dip your toes in the river Lot or the Garonne.
Also for themotorcyclists / bikers there is plenty to enjoy here. The motorcycle is safe and covered here. We also have a motorcycle ourselves and are happy to take you for a nice round in the LOT ET GARONNE;
Het visiting a castle, wandering around the vide-greniers (flea markets) and flea markets) etc. etc.
And don't forget the summer 'marche gourmandes', (see Food & stuff)