The lot valley

TopicSites and museums
DepartureVILLENEUVE-SUR-LOT (47)
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This tour will lead you to the bank of a river that was recently reopened to boating.

You will find the famous Ente plum trees orchards by the banks of the river and by the vineyards. On the hight parts of the region you will find picturesque villages.


Villeneuve-sur-Lot

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Villeneuve-sur-Lot has pretty streets and many shops. It also has an important historical heritage as well as an important sporting culture that founded the 1st Rugby club in France.

Things to see: The chapel 'du bout du pont' or 'of the end of the bridge' in English, the Tower-Doors of Pujols and Paris, the Eysses tower, the national haras or stud farms..


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Casseneuil

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Also called 'little Venice' thanks to its location on a peninsula between the Lede and the Lot.

There are beautiful half-timbered- houses to see, The banks of the River Lede, the church dating from the 12th century with listed frescoes.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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Hôtel Restaurant du Lac

  • Villereal
  • 05 53 36 01 39
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87

Temple-sur-Lot

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A water sport centre is located here. Thing to see are: The Templar Commandery dating from the 12th century, Latour-Marliac a waterlilly nursery famous around the world.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Castelmoron

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The village lives on the tourism based on river activities and the Lalande port. An ideal place for nice walks. Things to see are: The town Hall of a moorish style dating from the 19th century. And of course boat trips on the river, a great way to discover the beautiful natural surroundings.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Granges-sur-Lot

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Village founded in 1281. Nice walks on the banks of the river are among the nice things to do and things to see are the Saint Damien church with a listed altar and the Prune Museum.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Pujols

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Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, Pujols is perched at 130 m high and thus offers great views. See the viewpoint indicator

Things to see: Saint Nicolas church and its bell tower's door dating from the 14th century, the Sainte Foy church and its gothic style frescoes.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
la-roulotte-lisette-de-roquecor roquecor

La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87

The village of Penne d'Agenais

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Perched at 217 m high, the basilica looms over this fortified village dating from the 12th century. Built on the slope of the vineyard, it was once almost destroyed during the crusades against the 'Albigeois' and religious wars.

Stop over on the Jacquaires paths. Visit of the park around the old castle, the botanic garden, the lake and of course the basilica Notre-Dame de Peyragude (Our Lady of Peyragude) dating from the 19th century.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32
la-roulotte-lisette-de-roquecor roquecor

La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
gites-grand-pre roquecor

Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
chateau-des-jacobins agen

Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31



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