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Bed and Breakfast chambre d’hôtes Cahors Midi-Pyrenees south west France

Our chambre d’hôtes de charme - charming bed and breakfast is situated in the beautiful countryside near the historic city of Cahors and the vineyards of the Lot valley in Quercy. Our stylish, spacious bedrooms are en-suite and we offer wi-fi. We serve a continental buffet breakfast with home baked bread and croissants each morning. La Galerie has a large heated swimming pool with sun terrace and attractive flower filled gardens, all in the peaceful countryside of south west France close to Catus in the Midi-Pyrenees.

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All the bedrooms have been stylishly and tastefully furnished, with private, en-suite bathrooms with showers. Each spacious bedroom has a comfortable sitting area with television and free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities are available. Each room has an outdoor seating area. There is a summer kitchen with refrigerator for the preparation of picnics and light snacks, for our guests use during the summer months.

Our stylish maison d'hôtes is set in two hectares of gardens with a flower-filled courtyard and tranquil wooded grounds with boulodrome. The large 12 x 6 metre, heated, salt-water swimming pool has a sun terrace and shady garden room. There is a large parking area in the grounds. We also have a large, stylish studio apartment available, with its own private terrace and views over the pool and gardens. our apartment

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La Galerie is set in a peaceful, tranquil countryside location, and is the ideal place to relax after a day of site seeing while visiting some of our wonderful local sites, before spending an enjoyable evening in a local restaurant, sampling some of the many regional delicacies. It is the perfect place for a holiday in the French countryside and is ideal for couples. The area can be explored by bicycle, cycling between the pretty medieval villages, or by walking. You can play tennis at the Lac Vert or go fishing in the rivers and lakes or enjoy the many other activities available in Lot and Dordogne.

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There are many good restaurants a short distance from La Galerie B&B. In the close by village of Catus is the local restaurant L’Auberge serving good regional cuisine. The Lac Vert has a lakeside café bar by the beach, and two seasonal restaurants with views overlooking the lake. In the neighbouring village of Saint Médard is probably the best restaurant of the region; Restaurant Le Gindreau for traditional and inventive gourmet cuisine. In the nearby village of Les Arques is the hugely popular La Recreation. In nearby Castelfranc, La Vigne Haute also serves good regional cuisine, and there are numerous restaurants close by in the countryside and in the villages of Prayssac, Puy-l’Evêque, Cazals, Crayssac, Espère, Caillac, Douelle and Salviac. regional gastronomy

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Our bed and breakfast is situated between the historic towns of Cahors and Sarlat, and the Lot and Dordogne valleys, close to the pretty village of Catus in the Midi-Pyrénées, south west France. The Lot is one of the most peaceful, unspoilt departments in France, with some wonderful sites to explore; Rocamadour, Saint Cirq-Lapopie and many prehistoric caves; Gouffre de Padirac, Grotte du Pech-Merle. And close by the Dordogne, Périgord with many wonderful chateaux and historic bastide towns.

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La Galerie is the perfect place to stay for a holiday or short break, to explore the many riches and the wonderful sights of this sparsely populated region of south west France, with beautiful natural scenery and medieval architecture.

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Lot - Midi-Pyrenees - regional information

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La Galerie Chambres d'Hôtes de charme is situated in the department of Lot, in the heart of the Quercy countryside, which is bordered by Corrèze to the north, Aveyron and Cantal to the east, Tarn-et-Garonne to the south and by Dordogne and Lot-et-Garonne to the west. Lot is one of the eight departments in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France. The departments of Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Aveyron, Gers, Haute- Pyrénées and Ariège complete the Midi-Pyrénées.The Midi-Pyrénées at the centre of southwest France is the largest region in France, with the forests of the Dordogne to the north and the Pyrénées to the south. The Atlantic coast in the region of Aquitaine, with the Arcachon Basin and the great Dune of Pyla, is to the west and the Mediterranean coast in the Languedoc Roussillon region is to the east.

The landscape of the Midi-Pyrénées region is extremely diverse with fields of open farmland, dense wooded areas, deep river valleys and gorges, belts of limestone plateaux or causses and high mountain ranges all with an abundance of wildlife. This region proposes many possibilities for activities such as walking, horse riding, climbing, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and mountain biking or simply touring and sight seeing. The region has a rich history with many ancient towns and bastide villages, churches and chateaux.

The major cities of south west France are: Toulouse, Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Cahors, Albi, Agen, Bergerac, Périgueux, Auch, Millau and the Millau Bridge, Lourdes, Pau, Montauban, Castres, Perpignan, Montpellier, Biarritz, Bayonne, Rodez, Tarbes, Foix, Narbonne, Sète, Villeneuve-sur-Lot and Brive-la-Gaillarde.

There are many historic towns easily accessible from La Galerie; Gourdon, Souillac, Sarlat-la-Canéda, Figeac, Rocamadour, Villefranche-de-Rouergue, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Fumel, St-Antonin-Noble-Val, Domme, Cajarc, Narjac, Caylus, Montcuq, Caussade, Tournen-de-Agenaise, Moissac, Gramat and Martel.

The pretty villages of Catus, Les Arques, Lherm, Cazals, Albas, Luzech, Puy-l’Eveque, Prayssac, St Cirq-Lapopie, Mercues, Douelle, Dureval, Beynac, Vers, St Gery, Castelnau-Montratier, Lalbanque, Salviac, Gindou, Thedirac, Gigouzac, Goujanac, Belaye, Grezells, Pradines, Montclera, Lauzert, Marminiac, Degagnac, Le Vigan, Les Junies, Pontcirq, Labastide-Murat are nearby.

The bastide towns of Castelfranc, Beauregard, Cazals, Labastide-du-Vert, Bretenoux, Castelnau-Montratier, Montfaucon, Rudelle, Labastide-Marnhac, Montcabrier, Puybrun and Labastide-Murat are located near La Galerie.

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