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Welcome to the Lot where France enjoys rugged outdoor holidays and food is the messenger of the culture
Grange le Potager® is a converted stone barn on 4000 m2 of land on the edge of the ancient bastion of Thegra, a village with a 15th century church and chateau, close to the 900-year old shrine at Rocamadour; the inspiring Padirac Caves and a vast menu of fascinating history and outstanding countryside.
Grange le Potager offers a 2-person, full-comfort,
eco-friendly (aero-thermal) gite or a 4-6 bed well equipped cottage suitable. Both are available in season or year round.
The cottage has proper disability facilities, graded access, en-suite bedroom, with disability shower, open plan kitchen, and living area all adapted for wheelchair users.
The grange is arranged over 180 sq m -- two floors -- of a barn first built in 1811 and fully renovated in 2007.
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Entrance to Gite Font St Jean showing pergola and terrace
Font St Jean - source of stream on the property and the name of the gite
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Grange le Potager has extensive grassy fields tumbling down to a fast flowing stream.
Grange le Potager - the upper field
Grange le Potager is in the heart of the Lot, le Potager de France -- kitchen garden of France, home of good cuisine, authentic fresh ingredients, saffron de Quercy and - the locals will proudly insist- the truffle centre of Europe.
In season, June
Padirac Loisirs (6 kms) offers
all-day, lifeguarded swimming pool , snack
bar, water slide, open to all visitors and
near the famous
The Lot is a vast outdoor pleasure ground with the emphasis on sports and adventure mixed with spectacular countryside, charming well kept villages and tempting food and wine.
The Lot offers ideal holidays for the ever-green generation.
Visit "Les plus beaux villages de France" - France at its best
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The Lot is lots of the fresh outdoors:
Canoe the Dordogne
Hike the Causse
Trek on a Randonnée
Bike your own Tour de France
The Lot is histoire:
Explore history with the Grands Seigneurs of Quercy and Limousin see their magnificent châteaux at Castelnau and Turenne, follow the foot falls of Middle Age feuds
The Lot as Religion:
Rocamadour is a shrine on the great pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela
Further south Cathars held out in the Inquisition.
In the 1500s Huguenots , Guise Control and Bourbons fought religious wars across the south west
Visit Martel in the Lot, named for Charles Martel who at the battle of Tours, or Poitiers, fought one of the decisive battles of the world. In the Middle Ages it ensured that Christians, not Moslems, became the ruling power in Europe..