Lauzerte is a municipality in the department Tarn-et-Garonne (region Midi-Pyrenees) and is listed as one of the most beautiful villages of France. The medieval Lauzerte, originally a fortress, is situated on the road between Cahors towards Moissac.
The village is the heart of the AOC Chaselas de Moissac (type of grape) and the production of melons (Quercy). Besides, this region is known for its orchards, sun flowers, maize and lavender.
Since the Middle Ages the village is a stop on the Via Podiensis, one of the pilgrim’s routes to Santiago de Compostela. The pilgrims come from Montcuq and then go to the St. Peter’s abbey of Moissac.
You can check the activities organized in this village on the website of the Tourist Office of Lauzerte.agenda tourist office
For example a garage sale (vide grenier) is organized in July and an antique market (brocante) in August. Music evenings are organized and in summer you can eat together at long tables.
Lauzerte is situated at 5 km of Lous Rouquets
The beautiful city Moissac is surrounded by water and green, amidst hills with fruit trees and promising vineyards. This cosy city is also situated on route GR.65 (St.-Jacques de Compostella). The most famous and accessible footpath of Europe
In summer concerts and the festival de la Voix ( mid-july) bring a lot of cheerfulness. Moissac is situated at 17 km of Lous Rouquets
The village Saint-CirqLapopiehas been built on rocks, at 100 mtr above the Lot river. It is one of the most beautiful villages of the Lot valley and is even known as one of the most beautiful cities of France.
Most houses are narrow, with steeply sloping flat slate or terracotta tiled roofs.
The alleys with arcaded shop fronts of once flourishing trades remind of the wealth Saint-CirqLapopie once knew. Nowadays, this village has become a favorite refuge for artists and authors. St-CirqLapopieis situated at 70 km of Lous Rouquets.
Cahors is situated in a meander of the Lot river and is almost completely surrounded by water. The many old buildings and bridges reflect the city’s history.
Cahors is situated at 40 km of Lous Rouquets
The city Montcuq, situated at 16 km van Lous Rouquets, is a cosy place to enjoy a terrace and to visit the Sunday market.Montcuq has a very special tower.