Tarn-et-Garonne is a department in the Midi-Pyrenees in France and has a variety of different towns as well as some archaeological highlights to explore. The Moissac Abbey can be found close to Tarn-et-Garonne holiday homes. Founded in the 7th century, the abbey's architecture is some of the most beautiful in France and its cloister and tympanum are now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The two seas canal, which together link the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean, is also a nice visit to take to admire the landscape and surrounding villages. The canal can be explored by bicycle too on the route along the canal which links Toulouse and Bordeaux.
Montauban is the capital of the Tarn-et-Garonne department and is a wonderful town to visit from holiday rentals Tarn-et-Garonne. The town is built from red brick which has created great pink houses, especially in the Place Nationale, the towns central square created in the 17th century. The 17th century Episcopal palace which houses the Ingres museum, the Saint-Jacques church and the 14th century Pont-Vieux are also noteworthy sites to visit while you're there.
The Aveyron Gorges are less than half an hour from Montauban, so are very accessible from holiday rentals Tarn-et-Garonne and here lies a true delight for those who adore nature and sports. With the limestone cliffs and the winding river, you can enjoy these spectacular views by doing many different sports, whether it's rambling or being more adventurous and going rock climbing, canoeing or even hand-gliding! Tarn-et-Garonne holiday homes are also in the great location for exploring more of the Midi-Pyrenees as the department borders Lot, Tarn and Haute-Garonne, as well as being close to the Hautes-Pyrenees department too.