Southern France, especially the Midi-Pyrenees region, is choke-full of tourist attractions. But few offer the comprehensive experience that this commune gives its visitors. From unique townscapes to lush green landscapes to picturesque seascapes, it simply doesn’t get much better than Montaigu de Quercy. And the temperate Mediterranean weather could hardly be more conducive for the array of outdoor activities available in this locale. Montaigu de Quercy welcomes its visitors with diverse kinds of lodging including well furnished stone cottages, farmhouses with private pools and chic two bedroom apartments.
Sightseeing is easily one of the foremost activities that drives visitors to Montaigu de Quercy. There are numerous trails through which they can hike or bike and see the beauty of the village with its white stone houses, medieval structures and windmills. Several spots ideal for camping or caravanning there and most campsites are equipped good sanitary facilities that also cater for the disabled can also be found here. Those who long for a quiet romantic spot to be alone with their loved one will find a couple of ideal locations for a picnic. To complete the escapade they can rent a pedal boat to float about on the sea while admiring the coastal scenery.
The pure white sands and tepid Mediterranean waters await those who wish to lounge their holidays away while basking or those who desire to splash about in the sea.
Lovers of sport won’t find many destinations better equipped to cater to their tastes. Here they will find tennis courts, basketball courts, miniature golf courses and many other sports facilities to keep themselves active.
On the weekends visitors are free to visit the market and see what items of interest they can find. They can buy a host of foodstuffs and goods produced locally there.
Visitors simply must take time to visit the medieval churches, some of which were built as early as the twelfth century by the Romans, that dot Montaigu de Quercy. These structures are remarkable and give tourists a glimpse into the religious history of the region and France as a whole. Some of them include Eglise St. Caprais, Eglise St. Pierre, Eglise de l’Assomption and Eglise St. Vincent d’Auriac. Most of them have undergone substantial renovation.
As mentioned previously, the weather here is beautiful and shiny for most of the year. Temperatures in summer are almost always above the 15°C mark and will at times crack the 30°C ceiling. And in winter you still won’t get anything below freezing, though it can get quite chilly. Rainfall in Montaigu de Quercy is generally not heavy and the months that see the most precipitation are October and November as the seasons change from autumn to winter.
The closest airport to this locale is the Bergerac Airport in Dordogne which serves chartered flights from Paris and other European cities. So visitors can land at Charles De Gaulle in Paris and then connect to Bergerac. There they will find a number of reputable car rentals waiting to provide them with a set of wheels. Taxis are also available.