Brassac (at 5 min.) the nearby village, dominated by its 12th century bridge,
offers all the shopping expected of a local market town an open air swimming pool,
tennis, fishing an equestrian center at a local farm.
(at 15 min.) a geological fairy land, heart of the granite industry,
sculpted rocks, arranged en precarious piles, creating gigantic and
chaotic formations -chaos in a word- who seems to defy the laws of
balance. This monolit has inspired legends and are evidence of the
mystery behind our planet's formation.
(at 25 min.), largest town of the area has a wealth of cultural
activities : cinemas, theater / opera house, the famous old austere
houses on the Agout, the Bishop's palace now houses the Goya Museum of
which the gardens are one of the finest examples of the "jardin à la
française". The Gourjade sports park offers a variety of sports for the
whole family : play areas, Golf 9 holes, skating rink, equitation
centre, tennis, in-and outdoor swimming.
Lautrec (at 40 min.) the medieval centre of the village, well-known for its production
of pink garlic, cultivation of escargots, a botanic path and the windmill, which still produces flour,
goes all the way back to the 17th century.