Located on a rocky outcrop in the Pays de Serres, the borders of Quercy, this small medieval village overlooking the valley of the Little Séoune, away from the main area of communication routes.
The 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, Toulouse Blagnac airport is only an hour.
Etymology: Bovis Beauville comes from the Latin villa, villa or literally (wide area from Roman times) oxen; found on the heraldic emblem of the village. "Bou" is the beef in Gascon, the village would be called successively Bouville, then deformed in Boville, finally giving Beauville.
Standing guard at the end of the plateau, the village that grew up pretending rock proudly overlooking the valley. Beauville is organized around a place where alternate angles old stone houses and half-timbered houses. The streets intersect at right angles, including alleys of the lower town. At the entrance of the village, a large square of approximately 100 m square is planted with chestnut trees. Today called the square.
The walls that surround the, offering magnificent views over the valleys and surrounding hills. Beauville, formerly Boville (city beef) resisted, it seems victoriously to the English siege during the war 100 years.