Bed and Breakfast in Puy L'Eveque, Lot Valley
Maison Rouma - Large, comfortable house with pool
Maison Rouma is a large house occupying a great position beside the bridge in the Medieval town of Puy Léveque, so from the terrace it has wonderful views both of the river and surrounding hills and the town itself which rises up from the banks of the river. The Terrace, which overlooks the pool and the view is an ideal place to enjoy breakfast.
The Most Beautiful Villages in the Quercy
In search of perfection in the land of sunshine and stone
Throughout the Lot and Quercy region there are simply hundreds of charming stone built villages, often perching on a hilltop with magnificent views of the surrounding area. Each village has its own individual character...
Exclusive Adult Only Holidays
Having run their 4* camp site in the Lot for many years, Stuart and Sheila Coe took the bold decision to change to "adult only" camping. In this article they tell us about the difficulties they faced in pursuing their new dream...
La Troupe d’Acteurs du Quercy
The Show Goes On
Since I last wrote a few words about my exploits with La Troupe d’Acteurs du Quercy things have moved on. Well, they do don’t they? The sands of time and all that. From a personal point of view I have really enjoyed the opportunity to murder a few people...
Chats Du Quercy
Cat Rescue And Rehoming Centre
The purpose of Chats du Quercy is to find permanent, safe homes for homeless cats and kittens with responsible and caring owners. We aim to provide quality, short term housing in a safe, disease-free and stimulating environment...
Certificate of compliance
A new regime for septic tanks came into effect on January 1st of this year, which has brought a new concern for sellers of Dordogne property. At the time the preliminary contract is signed, the seller is now required to produce a certificate of compliance in relation to any septic tank arrangements.
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Ironwood Motif Internships
Help create a thriving gardening business
We are Lindsay Nixon & David Low. We have lived in France for over six years. Together, we run a small but very successful artist blacksmith business, Ironwood Motif, which we set up in April 2005. We also run a garden design, maintenance & plantation business
Camping In The South Of France - Just For Adults
Château de Lacomté Country Retreat
NEW for 2010 - A Camping Holiday for those seeking serenity. Château de Lacomté Country Retreat introduces Camping and Holiday Rentals "Just For Adults" in South West France.
Peaceful 4 * Camping Château de Lacomté is idyllically situated within the heart of the “Causses du Quercy Regional Natural Park”
Getting Married in France
Some helpful advice for those taking the plunge...
Get married in France? Isn’t that difficult, people will ask, mindful of French bureaucracy? Well, I got married myself here eight years ago, I have just organised my stepdaughter’s – much bigger – wedding and I have helped various friends with the paperwork in the intervening years. So here’s how to do it! I am writing this from the point of view of British nationals, though I believe it will equally apply to other nationalities...
Wildlife Parks and Countryside Visits in the Lot
Rocher des Aigles
Our favourite wildlife parks and countryside outings in the Lot department, covering wild animal parks, bird sanctuaries and much more...
We're Working in the UK, but France is Still Our Home
From the UK to France and Back Again
Following the sale of our UK house, we realised that the French experience was now a reality. Little did we realise just how many changes were to come when we moved to Puy L’Eveque in 2003!
Horses in the Quercy
Moving house, they say, is the third most stressful thing after death and divorce, I disagree, moving one’s beloved horses to a foreign country far eclipses merely moving some sticks of furniture and a load of boxes from one house to another.
We moved from Scotland to France in October 2003, we drove out two 4x4’s pulling heavily burdened trailers...
Chateau de Bonaguil
Medieval Fortress near Fumel
A few miles north of Fumel, a small valley leads to the hamlet of Thèze. If you’ve ever imagined a world of knights in shining armour, then the most powerful fortress in French medieval history, Château Bonaguil will not disappoint...
Lot and Quercy Business Directory
Create your own Directory Entry
With over 200 businesses already listed across the Lot and Quercy region, this is the ideal place to get your business in front of our large and growing audience. A basic listing includes email and weblinks and is only €40 for 12 months...
Regional Snapshot - The Lot and Tarn et Garonne
In the Northern Midi-Pyrenees
The Midi-Pyrenees is the largest region in France, and possibly the most diverse, stretching from the undulating charm of the Dordogne valley in the north to the snow-capped peaks of the Pyrenees in the south...