This "bastide" or fortified village is situated between Agenais and Périgord ; it was founded in 1256 and had to repress many attacks by the English and recover from the Wars of Religion. Although the village has lost is ramparts, it has retained its characteristic grid pattern and the ever-bustling Place des Arcades still displays some very fine houses, for example the house of the Black Prince.

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Information : Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)5 53 36 40 19

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Must-sees and must-dos...

  • Musée des Bastides (calligraphy workshop, games, etc.)
  • Stroll to discover the bastide with guide and jester Janouille la Fripouille who tells lots of anecdotes
  • "Pollen", contemporary art and resident artists’ centre (exhibitions and lectures)


  • Unusual sights : La place des Arcades
  • Panoramas : La vue sur la vallée de la Lède depuis le « Cap del Pech »
  • Wine : The Pays of Haut-Agenais wines

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