Camping LE CLOS DE LA LERE
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Walking is ideal for moving at your own pace, far from the nuisance of transport. You will go here or there, observe the treasures of this territory at the limit of Quercy, Albigeois and Rouergue in the south of France. Let yourself be carried away by instinct, stop to observe the small heritage, listen to the sounds of the forest and the water, smell the good scents of the flora, walk the alleys of the picturesque villages, admire the green valleys and rocky and meet the economic actors of the region. So many surprises and secrets await you! Whether you favor improvisation or the preparation of itineraries and circuits, you will be charmed by the Tarn et Garonne, its small and large hiking trails that will lead you to unexpected discoveries! Whether in gorges of the Aveyron With its steep cliffs, along the path of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle or in the shade of the plane trees along the Canal des Deux-Mers, the Tarn-et-Garonne is a real field of exploration and recreation in nature ! Near the camping, departing from Puylaroque, the Boucle d'Arxelme departing from Saint-Symphorien is a walk of around 1h30 between causse and valleys, dry stone walls and old boxwood covered with moss. The Boucle des Combes takes you in the middle of the same landscapes to discover the valley, the XNUMXth century churche, the miraculous spring and its legends, paths lined with dry stone walls, a variety of fauna and boxwood, curiosities of nature.
So many other hiking trails await you! There are associations of hikers who offer hikes throughout the year in Quercy Caussadais and beyond. Inquire at the tourism office.
Only 15 minutes from camping, 3 marked hikes await you in Montpezat.
PR 1 “The little valley” Family circuit during which you can discover our Quercy landscapes; accessible to pedestrians and mountain bikes; duration 1 hour; distance 4 km; yellow markup
PR 2 “The Quercy hills” Circuit to discover with the family, landscapes and Quercy heritage; accessible to pedestrians and mountain bikes; duration 3 h 15; distance 11 km; yellow markup.
PR 3 “Saux” Distance about 8 km, duration 2 hours; discovery of the church of Saux.
The Topoguide for hiking in Quercy Caussadais is available at the tourist office for € 5.
Le Clos de la Lère is the ideal starting point for exploring the region: Voie Verte of the Garonne canal and the Montech canal, Véloroute in the Aveyron valley between Montauban and St-Martin-Laguépie, small country roads, MTB circuits ... You will have at your disposal everything you need to facilitate your cycling holidays (proposals for circuits, catering, bike wash point, repair kit ...).
Along the Two Seas Canal, you will discover the treasures of Tarn-et-Garonne by pedaling in the shade of hundred-year-old plane trees. The cycle paths of the Canal des Deux Mers à Vélo, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, cross the department and allow you to discover the “Southwest Orchard” in another way, more respectful of the environment, and more authentic, to meet and walk at your own pace, in complete safety. You will join this V80 portion which connects Pompignan (limit with the Haute-Garonne) and the Laspeyres -N113 bridge (limit with the Lot-et-Garonne). This 68-kilometer Greenway has a good rolling surface. There are services in the towns crossed. The course is often magnificent, shaded, along the lake of St Nicolas-de-la-Grave.
The canal bridge over the Tarn is superb. You will cross Moissac in the heart of the city (Romanesque style church and cloister). The towns of Montech (water slope), Castelsarrasin and Valence-d'Agen are worth visiting, as well as the bastide of Auvillar, 5 km from the canal. In Montech you can follow the pretty Voie Verte along the eponymous canal which leads to Montauban (12 km). So ? Are you a seasoned cyclist? If this is the case, take the Decazeville circuit to discover and admire the atypical charm of the landscapes of the Decazevillois Country, with its vast spaces rich in history where industrial and cultural heritage mingle, located to the west of the department of Aveyron. A fairly difficult 70-kilometer walk. Otherwise, other circuits of easy and medium difficulty will be available to you. The Walk in the heart of the Causse de Limogne takes you to the border between the Lot and the Tarn et Garonne. Crosses, washhouses, dovecotes, mills, dry stone walls… punctuate this magnificent landscape. A family walk with a few climbs that give the satisfaction of a successful effort. The route through the Quercy Cross will guide you through the terrestrial and celestial landscapes of the Causses du Quercy Regional Natural Park. Take the time to choose your destination on the tourist site of the Causses du Quercy park.
Céline and Pierre will welcome you from May to September from 9:30 am to 20 pm in Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, to discover the river in the heart of the Gorges de l'Aveyron by canoe-kayak. You will be surrounded by an available, enthusiastic team, able to provide you with advice adapted to the practice of canoeing. The base is located near the camping. You will have access to information on the classification of categories and practices, to specific documents for the practice of canoeing, to the checklist with the elements to be provided and recommendations, to safety recommendations, to regulations, to maps and routes. etc. In short, you will be fully taken care of!
The prices are adapted to all types of budget. Promotions are offered throughout the season. Accessible to all, the descent of the Gorges de l'Aveyron by canoe-kayak is fun. The many beaches arranged along the routes from 7 km to 30 km are perfect places for a picnic or a swim. On the practical side, from September departures are from 9:30 am to 14 pm only. Cap Canoë is a member of the National professional federation of canoe-kayak rental companies, which implies rigor and professionalism to ensure optimum supervision for moments of joy and sharing.
The Coteaux du Quercy vineyard stretches between Cahors and Montauban in the Bas-Quercy region to the south of the Lot valley. A total of six departments are concerned: Tarn et Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Lot, Tarn, Aveyron and Cantal. The vineyard extends over a landscape of plateaus, causses, slopes and alluvial terraces along the Garonne, Tarn, Lot and their tributaries. Agricultural crops, forests, meadows and cattle and sheep breeding. The wines are blended wines of main grape varieties and complementary grape varieties. Cot, Tannat, Négrette, Fer, Duras, and Mauzac are the representative grape varieties of the region. mainly produces red wines and rosé wines. The Gaillac region produces sweet, mellow white wines, and sparkling wines.
The extent of the wine region with different terroirs and climate gives a whole range of quality wines representative of their appellation:
- Red wines: Cahors, Coteaux du Quercy, Lavilledieu, Fronton, Saint-Sardos, Gaillac, Côtes de Millau, Marcillac, Entraygues-Le Fel, Estaing.
- Dry rosé wines: Coteaux du Quercy, Lavilledieu, Fronton, Saint-Sardos, Gaillac, Côtes de Millau, Marcillac, Entraygues-Le Fel, Estaing.
- Dry white wines: Gaillac, Gaillac first ribs, Côtes de Millau, Entraygues-Le Fel, Estaing.
- Sweet, sweet white wines: Gaillac
- Sparkling wines: Gaillac
- Individual wines: early red wines: Gaillac, early white wines: Gaillac, Gaillacs blancs with the mention "Late harvest".
So ask at the reception of the camping to know “the good plans” and you will be seduced by your wine tourism stay punctuated by hikes in the vineyards, visits to cellars, tastings, and other courses or convivial training in the heart of the wine-growing landscapes of the Tarn et Garonne. Its wines are known to be pleasant and balanced from noble grape varieties. Note that by practicing sustainable agriculture and for some organic farming, the winegrowers of Tarn-et-Garonne are respectful of their generous terroirs to the delight of lovers of authentic products.