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Touffailles (82) is a town of 400 residents of Tarn-et-Garonne department in Midi-Pyrénées region between 118 and 276 meters above sea level.

Touffailles

Category
Touffailles
Tarn et Garonne
Site to visit
Touffailles

In the hollow of a verdant valley, bordered by wooded hills, this little village of 360 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.

Address
Touffailles (82190)
City Hall
Jean-Michel Barreau
Phone
05 63 94 48 91
Fax
05 63 94 48 91
Email
mairie-touffailles@info82.com
Site
City Hall

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