If for you the best holidays take place far from the crowds, close to nature and in slow life mode, the Camping du Lot LeValenty is for you!
Imagine un camping car free 100% Nature, nestled in the heart of lush greenery, at the crossroads of the departments of Lot, Lot-et-Garonne and Dordogne. Calm, tranquility and rest are waiting for you. On the program, lazing around of course, but also walks, by bike, on horseback or by canoe ... The sumptuous castle of Bonaguil located nearby proudly stands on its rocky outcrop. A visit is then imperative to all heritage lovers. After these adventures, it's time to discover the delicious culinary specialties of the region. Truffles, foie gras, lamb, fresh vegetables and tasty wines brighten up long summer evenings spent with their loved ones.
Walks and hikes
From camping or within 30 minutes by car, many hikes of easy to medium difficulty, available to holidaymakers wishing discover the Lot and the surrounding area. From Frayssinet-le-Gélat, discover, for example, the villages of Pomarède and Goujounac on a 5-hour, 15-kilometer hike. On a mountain bike, let yourself be carried along on the technical and varied paths linking Paulhiac, Saint-Avit, Lacapelle-Biron, and Gavauvdun. The 32 kilometers of this hilly loop promise an immersion in the heart of a welcoming nature. The countryside, the woods and the hillsides are often home to a castle, as in Gavaudun, Cadrès, Biron, Montcléra or Cazals… But also in Bonaguil. Its eponymous castle is the pride of the region, and is only a few minutes from the Camping Valentine.
When your stay in this camping of the Lot, do not miss the visit of Bonaguil castle. This fortified castle, the construction of which was initiated in the XNUMXth century, only to be completed in its current version until the XNUMXth century, is a treasure of medieval architecture. Its state of conservation, its gigantic dimensions and its high position on a rocky outcrop impress visitors. This fortress, never attacked, is quite simply a symbol of medieval military architecture, taken as an example by the architect Viollet-le-Duc himself. The keep, the cave, the drawbridge are all wonderful discoveries bringing to life the history of fortified castles in three dimensions. As for the graffiti, they bear witness to the gallant festivals which took place in Bonaguil between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries.
The remarkable sites of the Lot & Dordogne valleys
The Lot is also a wonderful river and its majestic meanders that cross the countryside. A real invitation to explore by canoe, a refreshing break full of sweetness ... The Lot and Dordogne valleys located nearby conceal unforgettable remarkable sites. The Pech Merle cave, Rocamadour, Figeac, Cahors, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, the Valentré bridge, but also the Padirac chasm…. Many typical villages can be discovered at the bend of small roads crisscrossing the heart of extraordinary green landscapes.
Discover without further delay the Camping Valentine, its accommodation and its large pitches, in the heart of a preserved territory.
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