There are lots of villages perched on the hillsides, overlooking the fertile stretches around the Gimone and Arratz rivers. These are rich and varied landscapes in which you will find pretty little hamlets that blend straight into nature, as well as pretty villages.
Discover the top 5 villages to see absolutely in Lomagne. To discover these places, allow yourself to enjoy a relaxed drive and marvel at the beautiful roads
Situated in the valleys of the Lomagne, at the top of a hill, this small village is full of charm and delightful houses built around the castle where you can still see the old fortifications. Be surprised by the Church of St. Peter, a Baroque masterpiece.
Lachapelle. Eglise baroque. ADT_Tauran
Following its collapse, in 1894 and 1897, an industrial style was chosen. This was a very contemporary look, at the time when Gustave Eiffel was building his tower. It forms a square with 30 m sides, has 32 cast-iron pillars, and is decorated with a metal campanile that houses the clock.
Other not-to-be-missed attractions:
- paintings by Gaillard Lala in the church of St Laurent, which were restored in 2018 by Gérôme Darparens, a decorative painter.
- In this park full of remarkable trees, marvel at two species of Californian sequoia.
Balignac, Esparsac, Gensac, Marignac, Marsac, Sérignac are all villages whose name ends in ‘ac’. What does this mean? It is mostly from the Gallic suffix -acum, which defines either a place, a geographical feature or the ancient location of a Gallo-Roman villa.
> Belbèze-en-Lomagne with views looking out over the Gimone valley
> Cumont et Le Causé for beautiful panoramas
> Lamothe-Cumont and its church that was rebuilt in the 20th century and garden that invites you to relax with its view over the Pyrenees.
> Gariès, Gensac et Vigueron and their fishing lake
> Gimat and its magnolia tree, its dovecote on pillars and and the French trotting stud farm.
> Marsac, a village all built from white stone
> Montgaillard, a departure point for various hiking trails and its cork oak
> Sérignac, its entrance gates and its equestrian club