Quietness and leisure at Touffailles
In the hollow of a verdant valley, bordered by wooded hills, this little village of 378 inhabitants appears to the tourist by the natural charm of its environment
On the spot, the village offers its shops :
A Grocer’s and tobacconist’s, with newspapers and fuel, a bakery and its services: mairie, post-office, school.
On the hillside, the church of St Christopher, classified an historic monument and dating from the 15th century. It was restored in 1976, revealing for the visitor remarkable paintings executed in the 15th century.
Higher, from “la Tuque de St Gervais”, the visitor can discover magnificent views.
In the valley, all along the Séoune, where the sparking trout hunt, water mills make the clear water bubble.
Touffailles has known how to fit indispensable sporting and leisure developments into its attractive site.
A Shaded camp site, on the edge of a stream at the entry of the village.
A tennis court
A floodlit “petanque” ground
A children playground near the tennis court
A municipal library
Sign posted walks : 2 circuits ; 19 km long in total.
Nearby, visitor must see MONTAIGU de QUERCY and it’s leisure lake, LAUZERTE, a century “bastide”, Moissac with its cloister and abbey. A little further away, BONAGUIL and it’s feudal castle, MONTAUBAN and the Ingres Museum, ROCAMADOUR, the 2nd most important site in France.
To the charm of walks, the tourist can add the relaxation of fishing and hunting.
On the farms you can buy many local products : melons – fresh vegetable …
Everybody who is looking for peace and relaxation will have a pleasurable stay in the this corner of Quercy where one lives so well.