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There is plenty to do and see in and around Larroque, including visiting bastide towns, vineyards and exploring rolling countryside. You can easily walk from your holiday accommodation along ancient tracks through the shade of the Gresigne forest to the hilltop village of Puycelsi.

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Within a short drive of your holiday
accommodation you can explore such
well known bastides as Cordes sur Ciel,
Castelnau de Montmiral, Lisle sur Tarn,
Penne, and Najac. These medieval
towns, each have their own individual
style, arcaded market squares, vibrant
weekly markets, artist galleries and
delightful restaurants.

Leisure and sporting facilities to be found
locally, include the Base de Loisirs near
Castelnau de Montmiral and in the
opposite direction, at Monclar de Quercy.
Here are man made lakes with
supervised swimming, water slides,
beach, boating and fishing. The nearby
vast sports and leisure complex at Cap
Decouverte has a wide range of activities
which include skiing, rail tobogganing, zip
lining, and a swimming pool with fun
pool, slides and waterfall.

The spectacular Aveyron Gorges lead to
the Medieval town of St Antonin Noble
Val with its popular Sunday morning
market. The river Aveyron offers a popular
location for swimming, canoeing, rock
climbing and potholing.

At Bruniquel you can enjoy a day’s
walking on the banks of the Aveyron or
Vere with a hired donkey carrying your
picnic or young child.
The local area is rich in wildlife.
Nightingales can be heard in the spring
and summer months, whilst wild boar,
deer and other mammals inhabit the local
forests.

Well worth a vist:

Albi, the capital of the Tarn, and
Montauban, the capital of the Tarn et
Garonne are both within a 45 minute
drive. These rose red towns, both on the
banks of the Tarn, have historic centres
with beautiful architecture, Cathedral,
museums (Albi; Sainte Cecile Cathedral,
Toulouse Lautrec museum. Montauban;
Ingress museum) art galleries, boutiques,
cafes and restaurants.

The market town of Gaillac is home to the
renowned Gaillac wines, and is a 25
minute drive through many of the local
vineyards. On the banks of the Tarn, with
its 12th century Abbey and adjacent
Maison du Vin, museums, bustling Friday
morning market, annual wine festival with
spectacular firework display, open air
apero concerts and brocantes. Gaillac is
a town well worth visiting, as are
Toulouse, Conques, St Cirq Lapopie,
Najac, The Millau Viaduct and Roquefort
Caves, Carcassonne, Andorra and The
Pyrenees.

Rosin & Robin Holidays in France

Our accommodation is
situated in the village of
Larroque, within the Tarn
region of South West France.

Larroque, South West France
For directions please go to
'Our Location' page.

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