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La Vélo voie verte du Canal des Deux Mers
An adventure playground of several hundred kilometres ...the length of the Two Seas canal !
The green cycle path along the canal has 250 km of safe cycling, 65 of which are in Tarn-et-Garonne!
Outings for cycle fans.
Take a trip from Pompignan to Lamagistère along recently restored tow paths, stopping off at your own rhythm to visit Moissac, classed 'Great site of the Midi-Pyrenees', meander from village to village: exploring Grisolles, Montech, Castelsarrasin and Valence d'Agen, or admire the wonderful countryside, the vineyards of Fronton and the orchards in Tarn-et-Garonne. Each section of the route allows you to appreciate its calm and tranquillity, as well as to discover new food flavours and admire the architectural heritage.
After a long day in the saddle, hotels, bed and breakfast, campsites... all on the canal banks ...await you for a quiet evening where you can relax and taste local specialities.
Club des Sites (tourist sites club)
Visits and outings, your wish is our command.
This club groups together various tourist attractions and guided visits, in order to offer the best possible welcome to tourists in the Tarn-et-Garonne; enabling you to go from site to site exploring the rich cultural, natural and architectural heritage to be found in the county.
Amongst which are to be found castles, abbeys, caves, museums, 'Great Sites of the Midi-Pyrenees' as well as cruises, allowing you to spend many a pleasant moment either as a family outing or between friends, according to what you fancy.
A melting pot of art, sport and food,
Moissac, classed "Town of art and history", is also a major halt on the Pilgrims' way of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle (GR65).
What makes this town so famous is its Romanesque abbey with the cloister and gate classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
As well as its rich heritage, Moissac also offers numerous activities such as rowing and waterskiing on the Tarn, boating trips on the Two Seas canal, as well as hikes and rambles on hilly slopes covered with vineyards of Chasselas as far as the eye can see, or cycle rides along the green cycle path.
Lomagne region or "Pays de Lomagne"
The Lomagne region... reminiscent of Tuscany
Between Toulouse and Montauban, Lomagne is one of the "pays" or regions of Gascogne. Surrounded by the hillsides of Gascogne and the Garonne valley, Lomagne boasts gentle valleys, wooded hills and more than 130 lakes... reminding the visitor of Tuscan landscapes.
Home to white garlic, hazelnuts and diversified crops, the landscape of Lomagne is colourful all year round. The long established tradition of breeding horses for French trotting allows fans of this sport to spend days at one of the most beautiful racetracks in South West France.
Lauzerte in the Quercy and the Serres region or "Pays de Serres"
In the north-east of the Tarn-et-Garonne, the Quercy Blanc and Pays de Serres are home to some little jewels, whether cultural, natural or culinary:
- Lauzerte, classed 'Most beautiful villages of France'
- the Saint-Jacques de Compostelle pilgrims' way, a major European cultural itinerary as well as lots of other bridle paths for rambling on foot or on horseback
- The famous Quercy melon, the Chasselas grape, the Reine-Claude greengage with its Red label or 'Label Rouge'
- the festival "Les Nuits de Lauzerte" which adorns the town with lights, sculptures, street festivities and celebrations.