Bed and breakfast in Quercy

Around La Poujade

A rich heritage ... and a lot to do ...

 

Discover the area on foot, by bicycle, by car or even on horseback.

 

The routes near ‘La Poujade’ take you through the undulating countryside of Quercy, through green fields, along crystal clear streams and waterfalls, over bumpy forest trails and trough little picturesque villages.

 

 You will discover a rich fauna and flora and will pass along dovecotes, little chapels, churches, monasteries and old mills.

On the other hand, you have the opportunity to experience culture in the neighboring medieval villages or to go shopping in one of the larger cities.

 

Caylus

 

In the medieval town of Caylus you will find various products in the region such as wine, cheese and foie gras. Beautiful homes are to be discovered random lanes. There is a market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings.

Caussade

 

In the charming "capital of the hat" you can enjoy some good shopping. There is a large market here on Monday mornings.

Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

 

Famous for its Sunday morning ‘tourist’ market where you can taste local products and local wines. Beautiful architecture. Many outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, climbing, hang gliding ...

Montauban

 

In the town of Montauban, which borders the Tarn, you can visit Ingres Museum.  Also the old  episcopal palace, its Royal Place, its cathedral and its red brick buildings are worth a visit.

Albi

 

The colourful city of Albi with its narrow streets, beautiful bridges, cathedral and museum dedicated to Toulouse-Lautrec, has been ranked in the World Heritage by Unesco.

Cordes-sur-Ciel

 

Built on the crest of a hill, Cordes sur Ciel has lovely old houses and authentic artists’ shops.

The Gaillac vineyards are just a few miles away.

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

 

Castelnau de Montmiral is a medieval town dominating the valley of the Tarn. It is a village classified among "The most beautiful of France",. To see, the bastides of Castelnau-de-Montmiral.

Bruniquel

 

The castle of Bruniquel is worth a visit. It served as scenery for the film "The old gun".

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

 

To discover, with its architectural heritage, its gastronomy, the Bastides of Rouergue ...

Najac

 

Najac stretches along a single street. The village is perched on a rocky ridge of an exceptional length. At the very end, the imposing fortress. At the bottom, the meanders of the river Aveyron.

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

 

The medieval village of Saint-Cirq Lapopie, with 13 historic monuments, is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Located on a cliff 100 meters above the Lot, Saint-Cirq Lapopie is one of the major sites of the Lot valley.

Monestiés

 

Between Albi (UNESCO) and Cordes-sur-Ciel, Monestiés is lodged in a loop of the Cérou. Its cultural heritage is integrated in a rural natural environment. Old stone houses harmonize with the green hilly landscape.

Moissac

 

Moissac, city of Art and History,is situated on the banks of river Tarn. The Abbey is registered as World Heritage by Unesco.

Conques

 

With his ‘treasure’, named one the most beautiful villages of France. Located in the valley of the Lot, on the way to Compostella.

Cahors

 

In one hour's drive you are in the vineyards of Cahors.

Nearby is also Figeac, the birthplace of J.-F. Champollion, the man who deciphered the hieroglyphics.

Toulouse

 

The 'pink city', characterized by the use of orange pink bricks and tiles in many buildings. Toulouse is the birthplace of Airbus. Relating Toulouse to Sète, the Canal du Midi is classified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

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