Montaigu-de-Quercy holiday rentals
Montaigu-de-Quercy lies in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France. Surviving now as a quaint little town with 12th century origins, when you book a holiday home in Montaigu-de-Quercy you can expect to experience authentic rural French holiday. Marvel at the old timber houses, sample some of the best food that France has to offer and immerse yourself in French culture – all without venturing too far away from your holiday home in Montaigu-de-Quercy.
Old and new are in harmony in Montaigu-de-Quercy
This town is made up of two parts, half is a large market square with all of the modern amenities that you could require and then further on is the older half of the town with a castle and a church. There is a market every Saturday which is vibrant and offers a wide range of local produce including vegetables, cheese and wine. Here there is a wonderful balance between French and Spanish cultures and Gascony food heritage. This food-loving region indeed boasts fresh products such as mountain French cheese, truffles and walnut oil.
Explore France's hidden gardens whilst staying in Montaigu-de-Quercy
If you wish to explore around the area, then it is recommended to visit Tournon d’Agenais and Bourg de Visa, they are fairly similar towns with a similar atmosphere. Also around the town are some beautiful gardens which are worth seeing if you are a gardening enthusiast or just enjoy floral scenery. There is the Jardin du Pelerin (14km) und Jardin secrets de Cahors (36km). The town itself also has some excellent highlights, such as Gramont Chateau and Grottes de Fontirou. Not to mention the beautiful beach, which attracts tourists from all around as it isn’t by the sea, but surrounding a lake. Or, why not do something a little different and visit a truffle-grower and beekeeper farm. All this information can be found at the tourist information office.
In high season, there are plenty of outdoor activities available here for you, such as canoeing, kayaking or bicycling. There are also regular boat trips around the area. If you choose to go in August you may be able to experience the Festival les Jouees du Pere Quepas.