Enjoy a Scenic Stay in the Countryside at Montaigu-de-Quercy, South West France
Holiday villas in Montaigu-de-Quercy give you the chance to unwind in scenic surroundings, right in the heart of the French countryside.
Kingfisher has a superb range of gites, cottages and farmhouses to rent, all with swimming pools, in some of the most beautiful locations in South West France. Among them are stunning Quercy stone houses near the quiet, ancient town of Montaigu-de-Quercy, just four miles from Tournon d’Agenais. Our holiday villas are all set amidst private grounds in rolling countryside and make the ideal retreat for couples, friends or families.
Montaigu-de-Quercy is a hillside town with restaurants, shops, and a picturesque lake where you can swim, relax on the beach, go diving, or hire boats. It’s a French get-away full of charm, as you take a trip back in time and wander the narrow streets, visit the central square and admire the picture-perfect half timber-framed houses. This medieval town offers views over the surrounding countryside, which all adds to the magic of your holiday experience.
This small town, population nearly 1,500, has a history that can be traced back to the 12th century. Originally a castle was built to fortify the town and fend off attacks from the English, under the command of King Richard I (also known as Richard the Lionheart). Now however, only part of the castle walls remain as evidence of the original fortifications.
Today, Montaigu-de-Quercy is a lively place to stay with some excellent facilities including a tourist office, supermarket and bakery. Best of all, however, is the thriving Saturday market where you can buy all sorts of regional specialities including wine, cheese, and meat; or you can stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables to take back with you to the villa.
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Things to do near Montaigu-de-Quercy
If you are renting a farmhouse near Montaigu-de-Quercy, the leisure lake is a big draw for tourists and locals alike. You can easy spend a day here soaking up the sun on the beach, cooling off in the inviting waters, hiring a canoe, playing tennis, or dining in one of the nearby restaurants.
On other days you can explore the countryside and visit the pretty towns and villages within close driving distance. These include Lauzerte or Brassac (both eight miles away), Penne d’Agenais (10 miles), Beauville (seven miles) and Pujols, (17 miles) regarded as one of the prettiest villages in France. If you are looking to splash out in the shops, the nearest large town is Villeneuve-sur-Lot, which is an 18mile drive.
One of the top attractions in the area is the enchanting Chateau de Bonaguil (13 miles away), which offers a fantastic day out for all the family. It has its roots in the 13th century, although additions, alterations and improvements were made over time. For those who enjoy being active, there is plenty of opportunity for walking and cycling, and in addition to this the Walibi Acquitaine theme park is always a huge hit with younger guests.
Holiday Villas near Montaigu-de-Quercy, South West France
Kingfisher has a range of attractive holiday villas to rent near Montaigu-de-Quercy, South West France, which bring visitors back year after year. The appealing villa of Foiral sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and benefits from fenced grounds, indoor and outdoor kitchen and a barbecue area.
Also on our books is the five-bedroom Bordeneuve. It consists of main house and gite, so it is ideal for families or groups of friends who are also looking for private accommodation. It benefits from wonderful views and parts of the grounds lead to a forest.
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