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The nearby town of Moissac resting on the Tarn river, with its medieval cloisters and Abbey is worth a trip. Valence d'Agen (10 minutes drive) has a weekly market selling wonderful local produce.
 
The Auberge in Bardigues serves excellent food both indoors and outside on a terrace and is great value. definitely the best for miles around. Auvillar has a selection of good restaurants in particular L’Horloge.
 
It is advisable to book all restaurants in August, as the area is particularly busy.
 
The local wine is Cotes de Brulhois and there are two good vineyards in the area. Cave de Donzac and Maison de Thermes who also supply the restaurant in Bardigues.
 
Base de Loisirs
The small town of St. Clar has a Base de Loisirs (Boating/Swimming Lake). Here you will find a sandy beach, waterslide, boating and a restaurant.
There is also a large boating lake at St. Nicolas de Grave.
 
It is worth a day trip to the spectacular Gorges d'Averyon for scenery and walks.
 
Castlenaud Golf Club
There are plenty of golf good courses in the area, some are 60 minutes drive away, but the views are wonderful. Booking is a must in the high season. It is possible to hire clubs from some courses, but it is advisable to phone and check beforehand.
Castlenaud Golf Club
 
 
Local Information
 
Motorway
Bordes Longues is conveniently located in Bardigues, 7 kms from the Valence D’Agen (no. 8) turnoff on the A62 Autoroute.
 
Train Stations
Agen is the nearest mainline station which is on the Paris to Toulouse TGV route via Bordeaux. You can alight at Agen and rent a car with Europcar who have an office opposite the station. Travelling from London by train will take you about 9 hours: London to Paris (3 hours), Paris to Agen (c.4.30hrs) Agen to Bardigues (25mins drive)
 
Airports
Toulouse 45 miles (British Airways and EasyJet)
Bordeaux (1 hour drive) (British Airways)
Carcassonne (1.45 hour drive) (Ryanair from Stansted)
 
Local villages
Bardigues is 3kms from Bordes Longues, it is pretty village with a good restaurant.
There is a bakery in Auvillar (5 minute drive), great for fresh croissants to enjoy at home on the terrace). Auvillar also has a post office and small grocery store as well as 3 restaurants. L'Horloge has good food. There is a small market here on Sunday mornings.
The nearest town for shops is a 10 min drive – Valence d’Agen, here there is a weekly market, various restaurants and Intermarche supermarket.
The nearest city is Agen – a 25 minute drive on the autoroute.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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