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Our villages : photos... fleche
Coquille Saint JacquesCoquille Saint Jacques - Chemin de Compostelle
SarrantSarrant
MauvezinMauvezin
MonfortMonfort
SolomiacSolomiac

Four of our beautiful villages

The medieval city of Sarrant

    This medieval city with its circular shape winds around its church, Sarrant is listed since 1999 among the most beautiful villages of France. The visitor gets into the surrounding walls, since listed, by the rib door of the town made of beautiful stones surmounted by its exceptional defence tower. The enclosure had kept its medieval nature with its paved streets lined with half-timbered houses oriel windows.

You can discover :

  • The tower, the door of the town from the XIV century, surmounted by a small bell.
  • The church of Saint Vincent with its southern gothic style.
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame de la Pitié built up in the XVII century.
  • The fountain of the village and its roman base.

The Castellum of Mauvezin

    Chosen as the capital of the Fezensaguet in 920, mentioned in 1142 in the register of the Abbey of Gimont, this castellum was opened in the XIII century to convert into a fortified town and its caracteristics : covered market, beautiful buildings with arcades surrounding the large square, suburbs in the lower part of the townn.

You can see :

  • The bell tower of Saint Michel's church (listed to the Historic Monuments in 1930).
  • The Temple which was built in 1832
  • The Covered market of the XIV century.
  • The house of Henri IV and the house of Jeanne d'Albret.
  • The wash house and the fountain of Saint-Cère.

The fortified town of Monfort

    The village, founded in 1275, consists in orthogonal streets and a central square lined with houses and galleries ("hambans"). The covered market which stands in the middle of the square was built in 1852 to replace the council house. This typical fortified town seduces by its medieval aspects and its old stones with its indiscutable charm...

You can see :

  • The church of the XIV century dedicated to Saint Clément.
  • The restaured organs and a "maître-autel" of the XVII century.
  • The native house of the Gascony poet : Salluste du Bartas
  • The parts of the medieval walls with the "Tute du Loup"
  • The wash house with its fountain and its watering place.
  • At 1 km: The Saint Blaise chapel.

The fortified town of Solomiac

    The rectangular fortified town has got right angles organised around a beautiful covered market of the XIV century and a square with ornamented arcades of the and half-timbered houses.

You can see :

  • The church and its octogonal bell tower.
  • The dovecot of Camusat (listed).
  • The castle of Jourdain (private).
  • The district fountain with triangular pediment and a sculpted cornice.