Touffailles – A Small and Quaint Family Destination
Touffailles, a small village in the south-west of France, is home to just 390 residents with only 160 of these living here throughout the year. This makes Touffailles the perfect destination for families seeking a quiet and relaxing holiday, with its tranquil setting and wonderful views. At Kingfisher we have beautiful holiday villas in south west France, which are fully equipped and come with a private pool for additional relaxation.
Touffailles is small but full of personality, with ancient buildings and pretty walks through the countryside. Touffailles has only 242 houses built here, with over 75 of these homes being used as occasional or second homes for tourists and travellers. The beautiful scenery of Touffailles attracts tourists from all over France, who come to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and local food.
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Touffailles is situated in the south-west of France, just 50 minutes from the department capital Montauban. With miles of rolling hills, Touffailles is a picturesque destination which can be explored almost entirely by foot or bike. The River Lot borders Touffailles to the North, while the River Garonne borders it to the South, which provides this striking agricultural area with plenty of vital nutrients.
Touffailles has vast acres of beautiful countryside, filled with produce and livestock, from fruit trees, sunflowers, melons, vines and even cattle. The fields of Touffailles look stunning when covered in sunflowers, and calming walks can be taken through these throughout the seasons.
Attractions in and around Touffailles
Touffailles has an excellent village shop and bakery within walking distance of most of our properties, where you can purchase your breakfast croissants and muffins. Touffailles also has brilliant village tennis courts which are used by all the locals and tourists for free. Next to the village tennis courts is a large children’s playground, where your family can enjoy tranquil picnics while watching the children play.
Just 15 minutes away from Touffailles is the bastide town of Lauzerte, where you can find a range of shops and restaurants as well as frequent musical events. Lauzerte is known as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and is set high up on a hill with views overlooking the surrounding area.
Montaigu de Quercy, a small market town, can also be found 15 minutes away from Touffailles. Here there is a popular leisure area which has a swimming area and man-made beach for the whole family to enjoy. There are also pedalos available to rent, as well as a café which sells affordable meals and drinks. Montaigu de Quercy has a popular market which runs every Saturday, selling a variety of local products and delicacies.
For an interesting and unique experience, the Grottes de Fontirou are the perfect place to visit with your family. These natural caves can be explored in a guided tour, where you can learn about the various stalagmites, stalactites and various other formations in the caves. Just 40 minutes from Touffailles, these caves can be visited for an exciting family day out.
If your children enjoy exhilarating rides the Walibi Aquitaine amusement park is ideal. Here they have a number of water rides, as well as huge roller coasters which will shoot you up into the sky with a series of twists and turns. The rides here also vary to suit people of all ages, so your young children can enjoy just as many rides as the adults.
Villas in Touffailles
Kingfisher has many villas in and around Touffailles, including our stunning property situated in the countryside of Touffailles called Volets Bleus. This lovely property sleeps up to 4 people, and is nestled into the hillside of Touffailles with beautiful views of the valley below. Volets Blue comes with a large infinity pool for you to relax in, with a sauna, hot shower and comfortable seating area alongside it.
Our other available property in Touffailles is called Tilleuls, which sleeps up to 2 people for a romantic holiday away. This property is fully equipped with a washing machine, gas cooker and coffee maker, along with various other kitchen appliances. The large bedroom features views over the valley, which can be seen from the queen size bed.
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