The Local Area

The property is situated within 5 minutes of Cordes sur Ciel - a bastide town dating back to 1222. There are plenty of medieval festivals, restaurants, night markets and a local market every Saturday morning. There is access to a butcher, 2 bakers, a pharmacy, 3 small supermarkets and banks with cash points.

Local Markets

Castelnau de Montmirail – towards Gaillac (25 minute drive)

Villefranche de Rouergue – follow signs from Cordes to Laguepie, over bridge, then straight on following signs to Villefranche. (40 mins. drive but excellent for local produce).

Carmaux – Follow signs from Cordes to Monesties and then to Carmaux.  Large market in the two main squares and small streets. Truly French (25 mins)

Cordes – Small, mostly local produce.  Lovely atmosphere- very difficult to find parking space-Consider walking!

St Antonin Noble Val- Beautiful town with wonderful buildings on the River Aveyron.  Great market spread throughout tiny cobbled streets... Buy a picnic and go canoeing afterwards! (35 mins)

Lisle sur Tarn - situated in a lovely arcaded square this market is less crowded than others. Easy to walk round and plenty of cafes to sit and watch the world go by as they shop.  Go to the olive man - the best olives and tapenades in the world!! (35 mins)