In the centre of the bastide of Castelnau-Montratier, in a pretty little street, La Millerette gallery is open in season, and every summer mounts a different exhibition featuring potters and ceramicists. Programmed this year for the 2016 ceramics collection : Nathalie Barbet, Thierry Basile, Amélie Berthas, Pierre Dutertre, David Robert, etc...and many others. Official preview 9th July from 17.00 to 20.00.
Between the Bouriane area and the Quercy Causses, a magnificent plateau is home to the Quercy Alpacas. Come and find out about these camelids in our shady meadows. In the morning, take part in feeding them, get close to an alpaca, learn how to put a halter on it and lead it on a long rein. At the end of the visit, in the workshop, watch a demonstration of spinning on a wheel. What's alpaca wool like? soft, fine, lustrous, light, warm. In the afternoon, spinning courses in the workshop . Shop, bar. Six evenings of journeys into an imaginary world through traditional Storytelling ; June to September (see programme). A special place where artisanal skills meet the art of storytelling.
Inflatable structure for extreme bathing : total wipe out with explosive catapult, killer trampoline, stunner pendulum, no-return plank, infernal staircase, impassable tube...
Annual subscription for access to the grounds, tennis courts throughout the year for children, teenagers and adults. Access for visitors. Tennis courts upon reservation, key available at tobacconist.
Looking for things to do ? Planning your holidays ? Cap Nature Leisure Park, just 5 minutes from Cahors, in Pradines, can offer : Acrobatic Circuits in the Trees, for 2 yr. olds and over, for all abilities. NEW for 2015 : NIGHTTIME acrobatic circuits : thrills guaranteed : on reservation only. Paintball for 12 yr. olds and over, led by a monitor. Hire of Canoes and Kayaks. Orienteering course. Take some time out to relax : there's a shady terrace, fast food… you can picnic if you wish. Cap Nature also runs special events (Easter Egg Hunt, birthday events for your children and their friends). NEW FOR 2016 : Laser Game and Bubble Football.
Try out one of the finest karting circuits in France. In a verdant setting, the track is 800m long, rising and falling, FFSA approved. Terrace with great view, picnic tables, drinks, snacks and ice-creams. Go-karting for all, from age 3 upwards : baby kart, children's karting, leisure and sport karting for adults, two-seater karts providing double thrills ! Julie, Florian and their team will give you a warm welcome. Come and discover your inner kart racer !!!
The "dream ticket" for a ride on the little road train to explore the city of Cahors. As you travel through the old streets, the evidence of the city's rich historical past is everywhere. Tour of the town with commentary, to see the Henri IV house, the barbican, the Arc de Diane, the Valentré Bridge, the old quarters and cathedral. Combined tickets available to include a 1hr15 cruise around the Cahors meander on Le Valentré passenger boat. 02/04 to 30/04 and 1/10 to 14/10: 15:00. -May/June/September, everyday : 11:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 + 17:00 and 18:00 on wednesday, saturday, sunday and bank days - July/august : everyday: 11:00, 12:00(except saturday), 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00.
Need air and adventure? Make a stopover in the Gorges de l'Aveyron. Welcome to the site of Nature Escapade, our canoe or kayak trips are the opportunity to spend a pleasant day with family or friends. On the program: canoeing, swimming, picnic at the water's edge, but also outdoor sports: mountain biking, climbing, speleology or via ferrata to discover the gorges of Aveyron in three dimensions. On our departure base located at the foot of the village, you will find a team attentive to your service and comfortable facilities: sanitary facilities, hot showers, locker rooms, terrace by the river, fresh drinks, picnic area, ample parking.