Agen - Buzet - Valence - Castet-en-Dorthe - Moissac

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Agen - Buzet - La Garonne - Aiguillon - Villeneuve s/Lot and back

Basic information

  • Cruise length: 371 km
  • Trip duration: 14 days
  • Type of cruise: there and back 
  • Number of locks: 94

Discover the medieval charm of historic fortified royal towns such as Vianne and Nérac.

A cruise through one of the several Roman aqueducts in the region is an experience not to be missed. Visit the glassworks in Vianne and enjoy a glass of almond-scented Armagnac in its home town of Condom. Kids will love the attractions at the water park in Agen, otherwise known for everything that can be made from delicious plums (try them in chocolate!), and an art museum boasting works by Goya, Sisley and Dufy. Charming Castelsarrasin is a frequent winner of France's "Ville Fleurie" competition, and the world-famous abbeys and monasteries of Moissac are simply not to be missed. A cruise to the pink brick-built Montauban will reward you with shopping for "chic" fashions, and you're sure to be wowed by one of the region's best farmers' markets. Don't miss the fortnightly 'Son et Lumière' festival in Valence d'Agen, celebrating the height ofthe region's waterways, where you can shop at the great markets that take place every week. Local delicacies include foie gras (goose liver), mushrooms and truffles, with which Bordeaux wines from the nearby renowned vineyards of Margaux, St. Emillion, Graves and Medoc are perfect. In the past, the landscape has inspired many famous painters; today, visitors come here to discover the perfect ingredients for culinary specialities. Bon appetit!