Recharge your batteries in the Landes de Gascogne regional park

Located in Lot-et-Garonne, near Casteljaloux, the holiday village is celebrating its first anniversary. Guided tour.

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The Landes de Gascogne regional park and its holiday village with the aquatic area.  (SANDER BAKS)

Poppies and tropical plants adorn this 100% pedestrian complex where you can also cycle along paths lined with ferns. This new holiday village is nestled in a beautiful green setting 5 km from the spa town of Casteljaloux, between Bordeaux and Montauban. Its wooden cottages are in harmony with the environment, they are scattered over 89 hectares in the heart of a pine forest in a cocoon spirit.

Between gardening workshops in the vegetable garden and pony rides, everything is done to raise awareness and reconnect young and old with nature. This is also the case at the bee discovery workshop. “The largest bee measures 3 cm and the smallest, 2 millimeters”explains Stéphane, one of the facilitators.

The Landes de Gascogne park invites young and old to a fun and educational workshop on bees.  The opportunity to put on a combination to approach a hive.  (SANDRA BAKS)

At the educational farm, Déborah, one of the caregivers, ensures the visit

The estate relies on sustainable management, it is notably equipped with an eco-biomass boiler room, which provides carbon-free heat. In particular, this heats the pools of the aquatic center: jets, waterfalls, thrilling slides… From the age of 8, if you know how to swim, you can test the Aqua Speed ​​by sliding in a wild outdoor river.

The Landes de Gascogne domain is immersed in the local environment. Twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, the square in the heart of the village, with a bastide feel, hosts a market for local fruit and vegetable producers, from sustainable agriculture and crafts.

In the end, a good change of scenery. Count from 309 euros for 2 nights in accommodation for 4 people.

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