There are four remarkable natural sites awaiting nature lovers in Tarn-et-Garonne: the Aveyron Gorges, the Bonnette river valley, the Agre Forest as well as the confluence of the Tarn and Garonne rivers, which boasts a remarkable variety of flora and fauna.
The Gorges of the Aveyron
The east of the county of Tarn-et-Garonne previously belonged to the Aveyron. These sheer cliffs, carved of limestone, overhanging the winding river, delight many a nature lover and outward-bound fan.
Canoeing is one of the most popular sports in this area, but equally one can rock climb, go pot-holing, rambling or mountain biking...
Confluence of the Tarn and Garonne rivers
Amongst its 450 hectares, 29 are dedicated to nautical and pleasure activities. It's 100 % natural: mountain biking, picnic areas, rambles, bird sanctuary, arboretum, sailing activities, fishing and swimming pool....
The Agre or Montech Forest
Easily accessible from Montauban, the Agre or Montech Forest is a wonderful place for strolls and rambles, and is home to a treetop adventure park, to explore either as a family or amongst friends
With more than a thousand hectares, the forest has an exceptional flora and fauna and is classed as an ecological nature zone.
The Bonnette river valley
Classed as an ecological nature zone, due to its exceptional flora and fauna (ZNIEFF), the Bonnette river valley is a wonderful nature reserve... deer; squirrels; grey heron; kingfishers; crested hoopoes; horseshoe bats and pipistrels are plentiful.