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Local Events 2013April 24th to 26th June:- Souillac Abbey Tours
Every Thursday at 11am there is a free guided tour of the Saint-Marie Abbey church in Souillac.
June 29th:-Baladou Vide Grenier
Large second hand sale, with something for everyone, also a local painting & photo exhibition.
July 5th & 6th:- Mexican Festival at Martel
10th Mexican and Latino Festival of Martel, presentation of elements of various different mexican cultures
July 19th to 26th:-Souillac Jazz Festival 2014
The Souillac Jazz Festival returns for another year of foot tapping and bopping. It features an international ensemble of musicians.
Aug 1st & 2nd:- L'Ecaussysteme Eco Festival 2014
12th L'Ecaussysteme Festival at Gignac en Quercy with music and arts featuring many performers and artists.
Sept 27th to Sept 28th:- Balloon Festival at Rocamadour
29th Balloon festival held at Rocamadour, spectacular display with the backdrop of the famous pilgrimage city of Rocamadour, up to 25 balloons will be piloted
Things to doHiking and Cycling
This is a great area for walking, hiking and cycling. Bicycle hire is also available. There are many tracks around the area and all the routes are covered by the IGN maps, local area maps are 2136ET and 2036ET. Unsure of the best local places to go, we can provide information on special local walks, taking in countryside, views and historical features.
Canoeing, Fishing & more...
The Dordogne River is a wonderful place for canoeing, trips can be taken of various lengths, also climbing & canoning. Fishing is very good on the Dordogne, and fishing permits can be obtained easily. Other activities are paragliding as tandem or solo with the local school. Quad bike riding on designate tracks through the countryside or hot air ballooning over the Dordogne Valley.
Cave Diving & Caving
We are right on the doorstep of Europe’s largest and best Cave Diving area. Many of the cave dives are very local and there is an air filling station in the Lot. We have facilities at the house for you to rinse and dry dive gear. We can also accommodate the running of portable compressors. Contact us for latest cave diving conditions. There are also many dry caves to explore. Local cave dives and Map