The Lot-et-Garonne is a department in southwestern France, famous for its verdant hills, picturesque rivers, and medieval villages. Looking for a relaxing and enriching vacation destination? This region is perfect for you. The Capfun Camping Ullule campsite in Tournon d'Agenais is less than 30 minutes away from the five most beautiful places to visit.
The medieval village of Penne-d'Agenais sits on a hill and offers stunning views of the Garonne Valley. You can visit a 13th-century church and wander its cobbled streets lined with stone houses. There are also remnants of a 15th-century fort castle.
The Château de Bonaguil is considered one of the most beautiful castles in France. With its imposing towers, moats, and fortifications, it's the perfect example of medieval military architecture.
The village of Pujols is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. You can discover a 13th-century church, a medieval tower, and a beautiful market square. There is also a stunning view of the Garonne Valley.
The Château de Duras is a 12th-century castle that sits on a hill overlooking the Dropt Valley. You can discover richly decorated rooms, French-style gardens, and stables.
Finally, the historic town of Villeneuve-sur-Lot is crossed by the Lot River and has many monuments to discover, such as the Sainte-Catherine church, the Paris tower, and the Lafayette square.
The Lot-et-Garonne is also known for its culinary specialties, such as foie gras, duck confit, Agen prunes, and Buzet wine. Local markets also offer a variety of fresh products such as fruits, vegetables, and local cheeses. By visiting this region, you can also enjoy the typical scents of the French countryside, such as the smell of sunflower fields, vineyards, and orchards. You can also smell the delicate fragrances of local markets and restaurants that cook traditional dishes with fresh ingredients.