Beauville

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Beauville
TownBeauville
Insee code47025
Postcode47470
Latitude44.2780080
Longitude0.8808400
AltitudeFrom 84 to 231 meters
Surface23.17 km²
Population584 inhabitants
Density25 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townAgen (at 28 km, 33 min)Blaymont at 5.2 km (11 min)
DepartmentLot-et-GaronneEngayrac at 5.5 km (8 min)
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located on a rocky outcrop in the Pays de Serres, the borders of Quercy, this former country house overlooking the valley of the Little Séoune, away from main roads of the region.

Tarn-et-Garonne is 5 km away and the towns of Agen and Villeneuve sur Lot are respectively at 25 and 30 km. In addition, the Toulouse Blagnac airport is only an hour.

Etymology: Bovis Beauville comes from the Latin villa, villa or literally (wide area from Roman times) of oxen found on the heraldic emblem of the village. "Boo" is the beef in Gascon, the village would be called successively Bouville, then deformed in Boville, finally bringing Beauville.

Standing guard at the end of the plateau, the village seemed born of the rock proudly overlooking the valley. Bastide classical in structure, it is organized around a square corner to alternating old stone houses and half-timbered houses. The streets intersect at right angles, including the streets of the lower town. At the village entrance, a large square of about 100 m square is planted with chestnut trees. It is called the square today.

The walls that surround the, offering magnificent views over the valleys and surrounding hills. Beauville, formerly Boville (city beef) resisted, apparently victorious at the headquarters of English during the 100 years war.


SIGHTSEEING

  • What to see:
  • Castle of the 13th and 14th centuries. Being restored at the western end of the village. The bow of the ship. Beautiful silhouette. Private sectors. Partial visit possible. Ask at the tourist office.
  • Place to angles with its old stone houses and half-timbered houses.
  • Parish Church St. Jacques. 14th and 16th centuries with bell tower. Beautiful Renaissance door, surmounted by a shell in the testimony of St. Jacques pilgrimage.
  • Church of Marcoux. Romanesque style of the 12th century. Beautiful view of the surroundings.
  • Church of Pau. Romanesque church. Included in the farm buildings of Pau.
  • To do:
  • Walk on the walkway that runs along the outside walls. We can observe the importance of fortifications made in the 13th and 14th centuries and discover much of the surrounding countryside.
  • Hiking.
  • Entertainment - Relaxation:
  • Basketball court on the Square.
  • Swimming pool on the Square.
  • Play area for young children on the Square.
  • Centre for music and theater.
  • Paintball.
  • Library.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office Porte d’Aquitaine
MonumentsCastle of Beauville,   Church Saint-Jacques

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Farmer's Market every Sunday morning to late June to late August.
  • Greedy and lively night markets Friday evening in July and August.
  • Franco-British meeting petanque July 14. Invented by Nick Twilett, a British citizen based in Beauville, this friendly competition of petanque is quite original. Since 1994 and its first edition, the competition is held each year at the bowling alley of shaded Beauville on the Place du Square, people of both nationalities wishing to entertain. Each doublet consists of a French and an English ( British, Irish, Americans and other nationalities are also welcome ). These need to communicate at best to try to reach the final of the contest. Reached it, they will play 2 games. The first will be to determine the tournament winner doublet, but especially the second, let you know that the French or the English prevail this year. For this last match, the doubles finalists are blended by nationality. The afternoon always ends with a traditional banquet for if it is still necessary to strengthen the ties between the two nations. His achievements, the French are masters of Boulevardier Beauvillois.
  • Moto -cross Beauville : the last Saturday of July. Organized by the Moto Club Beauville field of " Gary", this event is a tradition. There are 2 types of events counting towards the Championship of France, this 2 different patterns. Saturday night to night, it's on a small, narrow track that runs the super -cross.
  • Large Flea - garage sale : 2nd Sunday of August. The large flea market - garage sale of Beauville is a major event for the village. Always on the shaded square Square ( about one hectare ), nearly 200 exhibitors who come to offer their products throughout the day.
  • Feast of St. Roch : 1st Sunday after August 15. For almost 500 years, each year a special tribute is paid to Saint Roch. Also known as the Blessing of the animals, this festival is as its name suggests, to bless religiously animals to protect them from disease. Initially reserved for cattle, all kinds of animals can now be brought by their owners health conscious. This is also an opportunity to discover or rediscover, many animals of various species are exposed on the square that day.
  • Christmas Craft Market : 2nd Saturday in December from 15h to 20h. Set up there is a little less than 10 years, he has held the arcaded square of the village. It consists only of art creators and local producers.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The remains of the Abbey of Saint-Maurin in the town of Saint-Maurin.
  • The museum of traditional crafts and rural life in the early 20th century Saint-Maurin.
  • The menhir located in the town of Tayrac.
  • Castle Combebonnet to Engayrac (private but visible from the outside). Open for Heritage Days.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Discover the Lot ValleyCulture and educationFrom 25.50 € to 29.50 €Penne-d'Agenais (16.1 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hireNature and the outdoorsFrom 5 € to 30 €Montayral (25 km)
Ayurvedic massage in Les BoriesWellbeingFrom 60 € to 170 €Bagat-en-Quercy (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Castle ViewCastle View
 
Place SquarePlace Square
Place Archambault VencayPlace Archambault Vencay
  

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WEATHER

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Sunday 1 February
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Monday 2 February
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Patio d'Hauteville   SPECIAL OFFER
Penne-d'Agenais
Aquitaine GOURMET - Gates of Penne d' Agen, a medieval village in the Lot et Garonne, discover the charm of Le Patio d'Hauteville restaurant. Here, gluttony is not a sin. Traditional...
Located 13.4 km from Beauville35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantManoir Saint Jean
Saint-Paul-d'Espis
It is a beautiful XIXth century, amid a large garden on the slopes of Moissac and an hour from Toulouse. Palladian architecture, modern amenities, heated pool, inspired decoration....
Located 17.4 km from Beauville34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantO'Bistro   SPECIAL OFFER
Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Soiree musicale tous les vendredis samedis et veille de jours fériés !!
Located 18.2 km from Beauville25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsFerme auberge de Lasbourdettes    
9.3
Bourg-de-Visa
Arlette Decaunes welcomes you in the heart of the Quercy hills white, for a relaxing break where you will enjoy the tranquility of nature, whether in the house or both houses of hôtesavec...
Located 7.8 km from Beauville53 € the double room 
Castle with 4 bedroomsDomaine de Bernou    
9.7
La Croix-Blanche
In a green setting, this beautiful home is a charming guest house in the countryside 13 km north of Agen. The area is also home to a horse farm. Gourmet cuisine, swimming pool, caves....
Located 14.2 km from BeauvilleFrom 85 € to 88 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsMoulin de Rigoulières    
9.7
Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot
At the heart of the valley, near Villeneuve sur Lot, guest house set in an old mill 15th, nestled on the banks of the Lot. Ideal for lovers of fishing (boat available) Marie-Claude...
Located 16 km from Beauville60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Manor house for 12 personsLa Rouquette (3clévacances lgc194)
Beauville
Charming house dating from 1744, typical Quercy style, appeared in Mansions of France in 1996, fully restored and secured by an alarm system, located in a 4000 m ² park illuminated,...
Located in BeauvilleFrom 1400 € to 3150 € per week 
House for 2 personsPigeonnier  
9.6
Dondas
Between the Dordogne and Gers, close to Agen, come and relax in this beautiful loft completely restored, ideal for couples. Indépendant, located near the landlord, in the heart of a...
Located 5 km from BeauvilleFrom 230 € to 400 € per week 
House for 8 personsGite Peparlat
Saint-Martin-de-Beauville
This cottage with pool has been awarded the country of greenhouses remains true in countries agenais. The panoramic view of the surrounding hills will make you appreciate the beauty...
Located 7 km from BeauvilleFrom 650 € to 1850 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
109 places over 7 haCamping *** lot et bastides    
9.5
Pujols
The Lot et Bastides Campsite was built in 2012 at the foot of the medieval village of Pujols, listed as one of “France's Most Beautiful Villages”, and right next to the town of Villeneuve...
Located 20 km from BeauvilleFrom 15 € to 20 € per day 
60 places over 2 haLes catalpas    
9.1
Fumel
Located in the heart of South West between Périgord and Gascony and the first orchard in France, Positioned at the crossroads of 3 departments (Lot, Lot et Garonne and Dordogne) our...
Located 26 km from BeauvilleFrom 15 € to 19 € per day 
33 places over 19 haLac de neguenou    
9.6
Prayssas
At the heart of the south-west, 18 km from Agen, Domaine du Lac de Néguenou open from March to October in a unique environment for relaxation, sports and outdoor leisure nature. Camping...
Located 27 km from BeauvilleFrom 12 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Château De L'hoste - Hotel in BeauvilleChâteau De L'hoste     
8.9
Saint-Beauzeil
Set on a 4-acre park, this 17th-century castle features an outdoor swimming pool and courtyard. It is located 2.5 km from the town of Roquecor. Chateau De l'Hoste features authenticity...
Located 7.7 km from Beauville
Relais et Châteaux Michel Trama - Hotel in BeauvilleRelais et Châteaux Michel Trama     
8.7
Puymirol
The Hotel Michel Trama is located in the medieval city of Puymirol, near Agen and its airport, at the confluence of Mayenne and Gascogne. The top interior designer Jacques Garcia has...
Located 12.1 km from BeauvilleRoom from 220 €
Logis Hôtel Les Voyageurs - Hotel in BeauvilleLogis Hôtel Les Voyageurs     
7.3
Tournon-d'Agenais
Passing through the Wine Road between Cahors and Agen, have a stay in the charming and warmful Logis les Voyageurs. The Logis proposes 8 rooms in an old style. The restaurant features...
Located 16.6 km from BeauvilleRoom from 55 €

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Deltour Hôtel Bias
Situated in Bias, 3.3 km away from Villeneuve-sur-Lot and its train station, Deltour Hôtel Bias has free Wi-Fi, free private parking, a garden and air-conditioned...
Lot-et-Garonne
Moulin de Madame
Located in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Moulin de Madame is a hotel-restaurant with spa. Agen is a 40-minute drive away and the hotel...
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