Local places of interest near Laparade 47

Local places of interest near Laparade 47

You can find lots of places of interest near Laparade 47. For starters you can travel through a verdant landscape rich with orchards and fields of corn, sunflower and maize, woodland, deep valleys and rocky outcrops, along tree-lined avenues to the wide River Lot,...
The sacrifice of Jack Ayliffe at Limon 47

The sacrifice of Jack Ayliffe at Limon 47

You can find countless reminders of the World Wars across France but some of the more poignant are little, solitary graves that tell of the battle for France’s liberation that took place in 1944. Here in Limon in Lot-et-Garonne is one such story, a moving testament to...
Laparade 47 Annual Fete

Laparade 47 Annual Fete

Every weekend following the ‘quinze août’ (15 August: the traditional end of the French holiday season, but the start for some!), there is a special fête held in the village of Laparade in the Lot-et-Garonne 47. For one year before, a dedicated committee of the Foyer...
Laparade night market

Laparade night market

Every Tuesday evening in July, August and the first week of September, hundreds of people, both local and tourists, flock to Laparade for the most popular night market in the area. Cars start arriving from 5pm so that the tables with the stunning view across the Lot...
Little Tuscany in France 47

Little Tuscany in France 47

The beautiful region in which our house in France 47 is located, the Lot-et-Garonne, was called “Little Tuscany” by the early 19th Century French novelist Stendhal. It’s not on a well-known tourist itinerary, which is an advantage for those who like peaceful, timeless...