Make a holiday rental home or villa in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France your home away from home
Villeneuve-sur-Lot is a delightful small town in the Lot-et-Garonne department of southern France. Originally a bastide town, you can still see some of the old defences from the main square, the Place La Fayette. The town has not been subject to the pressures which have affected many bastide towns in the area, and therefore retains a laid back and authentic atmosphere.
Things to do on holiday in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
Villeneuve-sur-Lot is home to a well established golf course which has been drawing visitors to the region for many years. It has a full 18 holes, and is considered to be the best in Lot-et-Garonne, which despite its high quality courses is still a relatively undiscovered golf region. Due to the huge popularity of the Villeneuve-sur-Lot Golf and Country Club, there are expansion plans in the pipeline.
Wandering around the town is a delightful experience. The two old town gates that still stand in the oldest part of the town are impressive sights, and there are plenty of delightful buildings, museums and galleries to investigate. Taking a self catering villa in Villeneuve-sur-Lot is a great idea as there are numerous restaurants and eateries dotted around the town. The twice weekly markets are also great fun to explore.
During the summer months, the town become alive with theatre, art exhibitions, concerts and festivals, which is a great time to rent a holiday rental in Villeneuve-sur-Lot.
Places to holiday in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
Around 30km to the south of Villeneuve-sur-Lot is the town of Agen, a hugely impressive 13th Century bastide town, in which the famous Cathedral de St Caprais stands proudly.
Weather in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
The long, warm summers which are a feature of the Villeneuve-sur-Lot calendar are great for a prolonged tourist season lasting from May until October, when temperatures average around 25°C. Winters can be cold, with snow not uncommon.
Flights to Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
Bergerac Airport is located around 30 minutes from a holiday rental in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, and is easily reached from Southampton(SOU), Stansted (STN) and Birmingham (BHX) with services provided by both Ryanair and Flybe.