The 'pays de serres'

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureAGEN (47)
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Located between the Lot and the Garonne valleys, this area is made of chalky and steep plateaus and numerous green and sunken valleys, breaking the monotony of long journeys.


Puymirol old village

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The most ancient village in the Lot-et-Garonne, founded in 1246, offer great views on the area. One can walk around the city walls and visit the church that has a gate dating from the 13th century and houses dating from the 15th century.


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

St Maurin

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The history of the village is strongly linked to the religious movement dating from the 6th century.

The listed vestiges of the important abbey located in the heart of the village are dating from the 11th century.

Also, the Museum of arts and traditions is worth the visit.


Accommodation nearby

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Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Domaine Equestre de Lauzerte

  • Lauzerte
  • 05 63 94 63 46
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Beauville

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Located in a rocky spur, the medieval village has been a seat of power of the Agenais barony until the 16th century.

Stroll around the ancient city walls and the lake.

Things to see: The archways square,  the church dating from the 16th century and its bell tower, the fortified tower and the castle dating from the 13th century.  


Accommodation nearby

gites-grand-pre roquecor

Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Domaine Equestre de Lauzerte

  • Lauzerte
  • 05 63 94 63 46
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Frespech and the Foie Gras Museum

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Located on a rocky crest, this tiny village still has its fortifications that gives a charming aspect to it. Visit the Museum of Foie Gras.


Accommodation nearby

gites-grand-pre roquecor

Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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La Roulotte Lisette de Roquecor

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32

Timbaut

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In 778, this village was marked by the passing of the army of Roland, a Charlemagne's wandering knight. According to the legend, the fountain of St Germain healed most of the very ill soldiers.


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
gites-grand-pre roquecor

Gîtes Grand Pré

  • Roquecor
  • 05 63 04 80 87
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Hautefage-la-Tour

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This unusual village has an hexagonal shape tower located in the heart of the village. It is the first part of the bishop of Agen palace and the 'Rovere' that wan never completed.


Accommodation nearby

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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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Hôtel Ibis Agen Centre

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 43 43
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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32

The Fontirou caves

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Beautiful limestone concretions. Some activities and entertainment such as: mini-golf, mini-karting and a picnic area


Accommodation nearby

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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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Hôtel Ibis Agen Centre

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 43 43
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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32



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