Monflanquin

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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Monflanquin
TownMonflanquin
Insee code47175
Postcode47150
Latitude44.5327480
Longitude0.7677170
AltitudeFrom 64 to 207 meters
Surface62.21 km²
Population2416 inhabitants
Density38 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsPaulhiac at 5.3 km
Chief townAgen (at 49 km, 50 min)Lacaussade at 5.5 km
DepartmentLot-et-GaronneSavignac-sur-Leyze at 5.9 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Monflanquin is a picturesque country house from the 13th century, perched on his "sin", located in a hilly area, between Agen, Perigord and Quercy, by Stendhal compared to "a small Tuscany. It celebrated its 750th anniversary in 2006.

Alphonse de Poitiers, Comte de Toulouse creates Bastide in 1256 with the signing of the Charter of Customs, establishing political and civil liberties for citizens.

Communes of the Aquitaine region, located north-east of the Lot-et-Garonne, in the district of Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Monflanquin is the capital of Canton. She is a member of the Community of Communes "Bastide and Castles in Guyenne.

Its municipal area covers 6 221 hectares. There are 2 352 inhabitants according to the latest census through 2004.

The village is fortunate to have inherited from past centuries, a legacy of exceptionally well preserved, ranked one of the most beautiful villages of France and the label receiving station green holiday.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Features:
  • Place des Arcades.
  • The Church of St. Andrew.
  • Home of the Black Prince.
  • The "Carrerot" lanes reserved for pedestrians.
  • Houses (stone houses, timbered houses).
  • The museum Bastides (located in the Tourist Office) allows to understand the phenomenon of "new towns" of the 13th century. Guided tours of the museum throughout the year for groups (by reservation). Tours for individuals throughout the year.
  • A tour map will be given free to the Tourist Office to discover the country house and its history.
  • Guided tours of the bastide Monflanquin for groups (all year), by reservation. For individuals, a tour of the country house in summer.
  • For more information, contact the Tourist Office Monflanquin to +33 5 53 36 40 19.
Detailed information
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Monflanquin
Leisure centresRacecourse of Coulon

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Traditional market on Thursday morning, year round (up Arcades).
  • May 8: Frequently Asked Wine and Cheese (place des Arcades).
  • June 21: Fête de la Musique (village).
  • Summer: Farmers Market Country every Thursday evening (place des Arcades).
  • The 13 and 14 July: Flea Antiques Fair (place des Arcades and angles).
  • July 14: Noon: City Hall reception hosted by the local band. The evening of July 14 balls and fireworks.
  • Mid-August (the 15 and 16): Medieval Feasts (village).
  • Late August or September: Frequently Asked regional and traditional foods (up Arcades).
  • The 1st Monday of December and the weekend preceding it: Feast of Saint Andrew (place des Arcades, corners and bottom of the village).

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Historic Sites - Museums - Other cultural sites:
  • Gavaudun Castle (12 km from Monflanquin).
  • Moulin du Cros to Montagnac sur Lede (8 km from Monflanquin).
  • Museum of Ceramics Bernard Palissy Lacapelle-Biron (14 km from Monflanquin).
  • Bonaguil Castle (20 km Monflanquin).
  • Chateau de Biron (17 km from Monflanquin).
  • Natural Site: Gavaudun Valley, World Heritage of UNESCO since 1999.
  • Hobbies and activities:
  • Accrobranche (course in the trees) to Lacapelle-Biron (14 km from Monflanquin).
  • Farm Tours (foie gras, prunes, cheese, wine ...).
  • Soaps in a place called Martinez.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Discover the Lot ValleyCulture and educationFrom 25 € to 29 €Penne-d'Agenais (13.9 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hireNature and the outdoorsFrom 5 € to 30 €Montayral (18.2 km)
Eco-museum at a farmCulture and educationFreeTournon-d'Agenais (21 km)
Z'Animoland animal theme parkEntertainment6 €La Croix-Blanche (27 km)
Maiden flight in a flexwing or multi-axis microlightSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 135 €Montpezat (29 km)

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PHOTOS

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Museum BastidesMuseum Bastides
Monflanquin, field of rapeseedMonflanquin, field of rapeseed
 
Medieval Feasts of MonflanquinMedieval Feasts of Monflanquin

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WEATHER

Tuesday 16 September
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Min. 15°C - Max. 29°C
Wednesday 17 September
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Min. 20°C - Max. 30°C
Thursday 18 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Lebanese restaurantAldayaa  
8.7
Monflanquin
COSY LEBANON - In the heart of the medieval walled town of Monflanquin, 'one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France', we made a stop in this exotic super chic Lebanese restaurant....
Located in Monflanquin28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant La Pierre Blanche  
9.7
La Sauvetat-sur-Lède
Traditional and gourmet restaurant located in the countryside halfway houses Villeneuve sur Lot and Monflanquin.
Located 6.5 km from MonflanquinFrom 20 € to 40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Dolce Vita  
7.6
Villeréal
Located in a pretty little village of Lot-et-Garonne, the Dolce Vita welcomes you in a friendly atmosphere. The decor is modern and plays subtly with exposed stone walls. Side kitchen,...
Located 11.9 km from Monflanquin25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 5 bedroomsChâteau de St Paul    
9.9
Boudy-de-Beauregard
Château de St Paul dates from the xiith century; it is located in the heart of Upper Agen - Périgord, near the Bastides of Monflanquin and Villereal, 35 minutes from Bergerac and offers:...
Located 8.2 km from MonflanquinFrom 95 € to 120 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsCladet    
7.3
Vergt-de-Biron
5 guest rooms in a restored farmhouse in the Dordogne Bastide Country.
Located 13 km from MonflanquinFrom 50 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes Bouteillat    
9.2
Trentels
In the Lot et Garonne, in the heart of the valley, near Villeneuve sur Lot and Agen, the river Lot. Ideal for lovers of fishing boat available, special terrace fishing! Catherine offers...
Located 13.7 km from Monflanquin55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 8 personsLes Figuiers de Monflanquin... !
Monflanquin
Looking for a vacation idea to gather your friends and family in a friendly family atmosphere..  You like good wine, good food, castles, caves, prehistoric sites and parks, or just...
Located in MonflanquinFrom 750 € to 1200 € per week 
Farm for 16 personsMarcou, les figuiers de Monflanquin : 16
Monflanquin
Looking for a vacation idea to bring your family and friends in a warm, family atmosphere... If you like good wine, good food, castles, caves, prehistoric sites and parks, or just lazing...
Located in MonflanquinFrom 1500 € to 2400 € per week 
Farm for 14 personsLes Amis  
10
Saint-Eutrope-de-Born
Welcome at Les Amis, an oasis of tranquility in the wonderful region of Lot & Garonne. The domain of 1,5 hectares houses two beautiful cottages dating from 1829, that combine authentic...
Located 6.6 km from MonflanquinFrom 950 € to 1950 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
109 places over 7 haCamping *** lot et bastides    
9.6
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 16.6 km from MonflanquinFrom 14 € to 19 € 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 17.9 km from MonflanquinFrom 15 € to 19 € per day 
32 places over 2 haCamping municipal la ferrette    
8.8
Castillonnès
Camping located in the northern Lot-et-Garonne, 3 km from the Dordogne region rich in cultural and gastronomic pleasure cottages of france. Animation, aqua-gym, games for adults and...
Located 19.1 km from Monflanquin10.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Hotel Monform - Hotel in MonflanquinLogis Hotel Monform    
7.5
Monflanquin
Situated in the heart of the South West of France, the Logis Hotel Monform is in a charming village on a hill overlooking the valley Lede. Flowered paths lead to comfortable rooms,...
Located in MonflanquinRoom from 53 €
Pierre & Vacances La Résidence du Lac - Hotel in MonflanquinPierre & Vacances La Résidence du Lac     
8.2
Monflanquin
The residence lies in a beautiful, leafy setting on the shores of a lake in a huge landscaped park. It is made up of houses and apartments, and the architecture is based on the local...
Located in MonflanquinRoom from 61 €
Logis Hôtel La Bastide des Oliviers - Hotel in MonflanquinLogis Hôtel La Bastide des Oliviers     
8.4
Monflanquin
Set in a 19th-century house, Logis Hôtel La Bastide des Oliviers is located in the picturesque village of Monflanquin and offers a restaurant and a terrace, as well as free Wi-Fi access...
Located in MonflanquinRoom from 68 €

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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...
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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...
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