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Summer Highlights

 

The Grand Villeneuvois will be busy this summer! Discover the main dates!
All summer long, fun activities will allow children to explore the landscapes and heritage of the territory while having fun!
Our territory has many edifices classified as natural heritage since December 2012, all of the 19 communes of the Grand Villeneuvois area have obtained the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire label. The Ministry of Culture assigns this label. More information.
Information and booking: Tourist Office in Villeneuve-sur-Lot and in Pujols

The Grand Villeneuvois will be busy this summer! Discover the main dates!


All summer long, fun activities will allow children to explore the landscapes and heritage of the territory while having fun!


Our territory has many edifices classified as natural heritage since December 2012, all of the 19 communes of the Grand Villeneuvois area have obtained the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire label. The Ministry of Culture assigns this label. More information

Information and booking:
Tourist office of Villeneuve-sur-Lot or Pujols.

 


Boat trips on the Lot river

This summer, 2 boats will sail the Grand Villeneuvois !

 

Discover Villeneuve-sur-Lot differently in a very comfortable boat for maximum 11 people. The guided tour lasts hour. The little extra: enjoy the ride with a free local drink!*

 

FROM JUNE 28th TO SEPTEMBER 2

Lenght : 1H

Departure : Cale de la Marine in Villeneuve-sur-Lot

On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Prices : 9,50€ / adult - 7€ / children (from 2 years old to 11)

 

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A larger boat accommodating 115 people will allow you to discover bucolic and historical places either on a regular boat trip or with catering on a 5 hour trip.

 

APRIL - MAY - OCTOBRE / JUNE - JULY - AUGUST

Boarding departure schedules are different between the 2 periods.

Commented visits :

Lenght : 1H30

Wednesday in Castelmoron-sur-Lot and Saturday in Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Rates : 9,50€ / adult - 7€ / children

Lunch cruises : 

Lenght : 5H

Reservation 3 days in advance

Thursday in Castelmoron-sur-Lot and Sunday in Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Rates : 59€ / adult - 35€ / children

Pruneau lunch cruises : 

Lenght : 5H (1H30 visit of the Pruneau Museum)

Tuesday in Castelmoron/Lot

Rates : 63€ / adult - 35€ / children

JULY - AUGUST

Stroll to the local producers' market of Fongrave :

Lenght : 30min

Boarding in Castelmoron-sur-Lot at 6p.m and 7p.m / Back at 9:30p.m

 

Information, schedules, group rates, reservation and ticketing : Office de Tourisme du Grand Villeneuvois 05 53 36 17 30. 

 


 

Excisum, visit of the museum and the excavation site

In July and August

Discover the museum of the archaeological site Eysses; fruit of the archaeologists' labour, working for the 4th consecutive year in search of the past of Excisum, the Gallo-Roman city and especially its sanctuary, part of one of the 10 biggest of the Gallo-Roman era.

 

Information and booking : site d'archéologie de Villeneuve sur Lot : 05 53  70 65 19 et 06 10 15 48 43. 

 


 

Gourmet Market 

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Choose and taste the local products cooked on the spot in a joyous atmosphere.


The gourmet markets are a typical happening in the South West of France! Each city of the Grand Villeneuvois has its own day in the week to welcome you and make you taste the local and homemade cuisine.

 

Practical Information :

Villeneuve sur lot: Bio market on Wednesday at 12:OO a.m and VILLAGE TERROIR on Friday night

Casseneuil: Wednesday evening

Pujols : Wednesday evening

Fongrave : local producers' market on Thursday evening

Sainte Livrade Sur Lot : Friday evening

Information : Office de Tourisme du Grand Villeneuvois 05 53 36 17 30.

 


 

Le Festival du Rire

A humor festival in Villeneuve sur Lot!

 

The yearly Festival du Rire of Villeneuve sur Lot presents famous humorists like Anne Roumanoff, Terry Cometti, Arnaud Ducret, Christelle Chollet... but also new totally unknown artists.

Dates : From June 27 to July 2, 2016

 

Program :  click here

Information and booking : Théâtre Georges Leygues 05 53 40 49 49.

 


 

Janouille la Fripouille



Visite de Janouille à Villeneuve-sur-Lot 

Janouille is a medieval character who takes you for a visit you will remember!

Dates :

Thursday, July 28th, 2016: Laroque-Timbaut

Monday, August 1st, 2016: Hautefage-la-tour

Monday, August 8th, 2016: Casseneuil

Thursday, August 11th, 2016: Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot

Thursday, August 18th, 2016: Dolmayrac

Visits begin at 1:15 p.m and last 1H.

 

 

Information and booking : Office de Tourisme du Grand Villeneuvois - 05 53 36 17 30.

 

 


 

Visits and workshops of the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire

Maison à Pujols (47)  

A discovery of the Grand Villeneuvois villages for enthusiastic and curious people interested in history and heritage.

Information et reservations : Pays d'Art et d'Histoire - 09 64 41 87 73 - patrimoine@grand-villeneuvois.fr .

 


 

Festival "Couleurs du Monde"

Each day a different country has the place of honour with performances, exhibitions... 

Groups from around the world come to represent their cultures and traditions through dance and music performances and by bringing typical ancestral objects. A festive and cultural festival, which will take place in Pujols on the first week of August 2016.

 

Program :

Warning: dates to be confirmed


Sunday, July 31st, 2016: Russia

Monday, August 1st, 2016: Argentina

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016: Romania

Thursday, August 4th, 2016: Tahiti

Saturday, August 6th, 2016: Chile

 

Information :  Office de Tourisme du Grand Villeneuvois 05 53 36 17 30. 

 

 


 

Wednesday concerts on the Cale

Outdoor concerts every Wednesday on the Lot river bank! 

Every Wednesday in July and August in the center of Villeneuve sur Lot, "la Cale de la Marine" turns into an open air concert hall in an idyllic place on the river side. All the concerts are free. Drinks and food on the spot.

 

Information :  Office de Tourisme du Grand Villeneuvois 05 53 36 17 30.


 

 

 

But also...


The Big Jump           The CAFI festival

         Casseneuil                                      Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot

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The potters markets  Malbentre swimming pool

Pujols                                                           Pujols

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The water feast     Sacred music festival

Villeneuve-sur-Lot                                Saint Antoine de Ficalba

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