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Surroundings

Tarn-et-Garonne (also called the French Tuscany) is situated on a crossing of various regions and landscapes. It offers a wide diversity of nature. The centre of this region is crossed by the Tarn and Garonne rivers. This region is known for its kitchen and has a mild climate with a lot of sunshine.

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Landscape

Tarn-et-Garonne produces 80% of the fruit of the Midi-Pyrenees. The Moissac grapes, the Chasselas grapes receive the designation “appellation d’origine contrôlée”. The gold colored bunch of grapes are also called the pearls of Tarn-et-Garonne.

The landscape is characterized by many pigeon houses, called “pigeonniers” which are found on the top of the hills or next to farms. You can visit various wonderful cities.

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The climate

ClimateThe number of sun hours is higher than in the UK. In the UK we have approx. 1200-1400 sun hours a year. The average amount of sun hours a year in France is:

Zone 1 : 1400 à 1600  sun hours

Zone 2 : 1600 à 2000 sun hours uren zon

Zone 3 : 2000 à 2400  sun hours (Lous Rouquets)

Zone 4 : 2400 à 3000  sun hours

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Cities in the South of France

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Markets in the South of France

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A lot of various activities

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Things to view in the area