Lot-et-Garonne

Lot-et-Garonne, a hotbed of green tourism Although the Lot-et-Garonne is a historical heritage of great wealth, this department is known for tourism. Indeed, it is a natural exceptional site crossed by the two rivers that gave it its name. River tourism is essential in this region with over two hundred kilometers of waterways. Going back 87 meters from the Greenway of the Garonne canal, you can visit several cities like Agen and discover Notre-Dame-Du-Bourg (12th century) and the Jacobins Church (13th century). In the hollow of the Lot and Garonne valleys nestle Romanesque churches very well preserved and famous castles of Bonaguil and Duras. Along the 3500 kilometers of hiking trails, castles, mills and houses that will ask 'to be discovered. The Lot-et-Garonne is traditionally the land of the prune but it's also a mecca for foie gras and goat cheese. Do not forget to taste the local produce and fine dining that has made the department's reputation. To finish the visit of the Lot-et-Garonne, it is important not to miss the Garden of lilies which is the oldest aquatic nursery and the world which dates back to 1875. Over two hundred and fifty species of lilies are there listed but you will also find ponds, rose gardens, bamboo, culture tanks and exotic greenhouses. The department of Lot-et-Garonne (47) is in Aquitaine, the prefecture is Agen (33600 inhabitants). Can follow the