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Lot - Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée - region of south west France

La Galerie is situated in the department of Lot, in the heart of the Quercy countryside, which is bordered by Correze to the north, Aveyron and Cantal to the east, Tarn et Garonne to the south and by Dordogne and Lot et Garonne to the west. Lot is one of the thirteen departments in the Occitanie region of France. The departments of Lot, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Aveyron, Gers, Hautes-Pyrenees, and Ariege (previously known as the Midi Pyrenees) and the departments of Lozere, Gard, Herault, Aude and Pyrenees-Orientales (previously known as Languedoc Roussillon) complete Occitanie. The Occitanie region is at the heart of south west France, with the bordering forests of the Dordogne to the north and the Pyrenees to the south and the Mediterranean coast to the east. The Atlantic coast in the region of Aquitaine, with the Arcachon Basin and the great Dune of Pyla is near Bordeaux to the west.

The landscape of the Occitanie region is extremely diverse and contrasting, from coastline to mountains; featuring fields of open farmland, dense wooded areas, deep river valleys and gorges, richly painted prehistoric caves, belts of limestone plateaux or causses, the Canal du Midi, the coastline of the Mediterranean and high mountain ranges all with an abundance of wildlife. This region proposes many possibilities for activities such as walking, horse riding, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and mountain biking, climbing and skiing, relaxing on the beach or simply touring and sight seeing. The region has a rich history with many ancient towns and bastide villages, churches and chateaux.

The major cities of south west France are: Toulouse, Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Cahors, Albi, Agen, Bergerac, Perigueux, Auch, Millau and the Millau Bridge, Lourdes, Pau, Montauban, Castres, Perpignan, Montpellier, Biarritz, Bayonne, Rodez, Tarbes, Foix, Narbonne, Sete, Nimes, Mende, Villeneuve sur Lot and Brive la Gaillarde.

There are many historic towns easily accessible from La Galerie; Cahors, Gourdon, Souillac, Sarlat la Caneda, Figeac, Rocamadour, Villefranche de Rouergue, Villeneuve sur Lot, Fumel, St Antonin Noble Val, Domme, Cajarc, Narjac, Caylus, Montcuq, Caussade, Tournen de Agenaise, Moissac, Gramat and Martel.

The pretty villages of Catus, Les Arques, Lherm, Cazals, Albas, Luzech, Puy l’Eveque, Prayssac, St Cirq Lapopie, Mercues, Douelle, Dureval, Beynac, Vers, St Gery, Castelnau Montratier, Lalbanque, Salviac, Gindou, Thedirac, Gigouzac, Goujanac, Belaye, Grezells, Pradines, Montclera, Lauzert, Marminiac, Degagnac, Le Vigan, Les Junies, Pontcirq, Labastide Murat are nearby.

The bastide towns of Castelfranc, Beauregard, Cazals, Labastide du Vert, Bretenoux, Castelnau Montratier, Montpezat-de-Quercy, Montfaucon, Rudelle, Labastide Marnhac, Montcabrier, Puybrun and Labastide Murat are located near La Galerie.

Region Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée

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