Monflanquin & its surroundings
Monflanquin: Monflanquin is a picturesque 13th-century fortified town tucked away in the hills, and is listed among France’s most beautiful villages. Wander around the Place des Arcades square sampling local produce as you go, and explore the Saint-André church, the Maison du Prince Noir, and the ‘carrerots’, little narrow pedestrian-only street.
Châteaux: the Château de Bonaguil, known as one of France’s most stunning fortified castles, the Château de Gavaudun, a formidable fortress with a dungeon perched 70 metres high, the medieval Château de Fumel and its gorgeous gardens with spectacular views over the river and the edges of the village.
Pujol: An old fortified square gazing out over the Villeneuve-sur-lot heights, Pujol is a pretty little medieval town lined with flowerbeds and authentic houses.
Villeréal: The royal fortified town of Villeréal has kept hold of all its authentic medieval charm, and is listed among France’s most beautiful villages. Villeréal also boasts a gorgeous covered market, which happens to be a listed historic monument.
Agen: Known for its plums, Agen is also brimming with iconic spots such as the Place des Laitiers, the Rue des Cornières, the Rue Beauville and the Saint-Caprais cathedral.
Hiking trails, bike rides, horse-back trekking, mountain biking, tree-top trails, hot-air balloon rides, stand-up paddle-boarding, kayaking, fishing, sailing, swimming, pedalos, golf course, hang-gliding, rock climbing, and more.
Food & drink
- Classic Agen plums
- Chasselas de Moissac
- Périgord penny bun mushrooms
- Floc de Gascogne