Gastronomy and vineyards

Lot-et-Garonne is famous for its famous Prunes d’Agen, do you know that it is also the leading French producer of hazelnuts and strawberries and the first department for organic farming? Taste more than 70 varieties of fruit and vegetables in our recipes where the colors and flavors of local products blend subtly. To taste: Marmande tomatoes, kiwi, melon, Cancon hazelnuts

The South-West is the first producing region of foie gras in the world! Meet our breeders and visit the geese and duck farms, treat your taste buds with our original regional recipes of duck in all its forms.


The unavoidable

What would the southwest be without its traditional and night markets ?

Every summer evening in the vicinity of La Parenthèse you can eat in the night markets and more particularly the Producers of Pays de Villeréal and Monflanquin markets.

In a friendly atmosphere, mixing locals and tourists, you will taste the victuals of our local producers under an air of music … that’s the real vacation !

Koki: the hazelnut and Cancon nut cooperative

15 mn from la Parenthèse

Discover through its production unit the history of 350 producers and employees. Nuts from every angle: confectionery, cookies, oils, fruit juice, cold meats… 98% of the production of French hazelnuts !

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Fois Gras Museum

45 mn from la Parenthèse

Unique in France, the Musée du Fois Gras at the Souleilles farm in Frespech.

Visit and tasting, educational and fun course for the little ones

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The Lot-et-Garonne vineyard is among the oldest in France. We find in the four corners of the department an exceptional diversity of grape varieties and production. 8,000 hectares of vineyard for four AOCs: Buzet wines, Côtes du Brulhois, Côte de Duras, Côtes du Marmandais but also Armagnac and Floc de Gascogne. These vineyards and numerous cellars are open to the public for a visit and tasting.

30 mins from the campsite, on the Dordogne border, taste the Bergerac wines and its five Bergerac and Côte de Bergerac AOCs, Pécharmant, Rosette, Monbazillac, Saussignac, Côte de Montravel, Haut de Montraval, Montravel.

Domaine du Siorac, guided walk through the vineyards, cellars and cellars, tasting. Summer rental of a giropod for a stroll in the vineyards, picnic basket for winegrowers




Monbazillac Castle Classified as a historic monument

Classified as a XVI century, the castle is owned by the Monbazillac cellar.

Here the generosity of the terroir and the passionate attention of men allow the elaboration of a great wine, to be tasted with the fat.

Only 30 minutes from the campsite