The guided tours of Stéphane, guide lecturer:
Stéphane, offers you different formulas of guided tours in July and August:
The fragrances of Tonneins:
Discover the history of Tonneins, the most industrious and popular town in the department, through the scents and scents of the old crafts of the Garonne.
Guided tour on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. on July 20, August 3 and August 17.
Prices: €5 from 13 years old, €3 from 6 to 12 years old.
Equipped with lanterns for the older ones and fluorescent sticks for the youngest, Stéphane will help you discover the mysteries of the tomato city between dog and wolf. Guided night tour of the city at 9:30 p.m. on Mondays from July 18 to August 22.
Prices: €8.5 from 13 years old, €7.5 from 6 to 12 years old.
Reduction of €1 with the Tourism Pass.
The Corderie du Couthures:
In the old rope factory of the village, discover the different types of ropes and their material. You will participate in the making of a rope and in a seamanship workshop around marine knots.
Every Thursday from July 21 to August 25, from 10 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour.
Single price at 5€.
By reservation (24 hours in advance) at +33 5 53 64 44 44
By reservation (24 hours in advance) on +33 5 53 64 44 44
Les Raconteurs de Pays
Between Tonneins and the Mas d’Agenais, Noël Payovitch, a storyteller born and passionate about Garonne, will take you aboard a boat trip along the quays of Tonneins and will tell you about the life of the port in the days of the steamers and barges, the Manufacture Royale des Tabacs, hemp from the time of the rope factories ... Then, during the trip to the Mas d’Agenais, he will make you discover the fauna along the banks, the estuaries, the language stones, the Port des Rêves and the side canal which adjoins it. Duration of the boat trip: 1 hour. By leaving it, you too will have become Gascon and happy to be so.
Tel: +33 6 08 67 63 92
Clairac, “City without Roy, Soldiers without fear”, is a medieval city with a prestigious past at the heart of the history of France and Europe with its abbey where
created or produced with Prune d’Ente, tobacco and a quality wine. Walking in Clairac is also walking in the footsteps of prestigious men and also of anonymous people who have made history.
Tel: +33 (0) 6 62 63 72 39
Jean Marie Richon
An atypical speaker, he will present the life of the people of the water through exhibitions on the Canal and the Garonne. He is also a star showman and offers evenings under the starry sky in all places. And when he puts on his gray blouse as a schoolmaster at Lamarque, better to have revised his lesson!
Tel: +33 (0) 6 78 92 83 67
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Stroll along the canal with Marie’s bike, professional guide
“Between Canal de Garonne and Territories, with Le Vélo de Marie, I tell you about the canal, its history and its anecdotes.
I will take you along the Voie Verte, villages and small country roads with incredible charm, share with you my favorite corners and my passion for these territories, with their architectural and natural heritage which so deserves to be revealed.”
From Gironde to Val-de-Garonne, pedal in SLOW TOURISM mode, for a half day or a day, in the company of a “local” guide.
Opening information: Departing from Meilhan-sur-Garonne (47) and Castets-en-Dorthe (33) Departure possible from holiday accommodation near the canal (groups)
Formula ½ DAY and DAY (Bring a picnic) From 9 am to 6 pm.
Routes and stops adapted to your desires!
Come with your bike or you can rent it on site
Languages spoken: French / English
Group accepted: yes
Prices: From 25 euros / person
Book your getaway on 06 50 54 01 56
Marie-Christine NOËL - Professional guide
Method of payment: Bank and postal checks, Cash