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CAUSSADE

Carré des Chapeliers

Les Récollets

Tél.: 05.63.26.04.04

Visiting CAUSSADE

and PAYS MIDI-QUERCY

 wtih Tourism Offices

MONTPEZAT

de QUERCY

Boulevard des Fossés

Tél.: 05.63.02.05.55



During your visit to the International Watercolor Show in Caussade (82300) from 2022 September 10th to 25th reserve precious escape moments  to discover the heritage of Pays Midi Quercy :

Find new sources of inspiration for your future watercolors….or simply,

enrich you with heritage aspects , cultural, gastronomic, and many others….

-Caussade and its hatter tradition, its monday morning market, its exceptional heritage.

-Montpezat de Quercy, its activities around painting and its rich heritage, particularly religious.

-Puylaroque, so typical and authentic village,


Throughout the Watercolor Show, The Caussade Tourism Office

offers you, by reservation only, an attractive and varied visits program.

All reservations: Caussade Tourism Office : 05.63.26.04.04.


 

GUIDED TOUR OF HAT FACTORY CRAMBES

every wednesday and friday at 10.am.

 

The hat factory CRAMBES  was founded in Caussade  in 1946 by Auguste Crambes. In its vast premises, about forty employees work to manufacture more than 1000 hats a day. Its know-how and its equipment have allowed it to be labeled Living Heritage Company.

 

Visit duration: 1h, Rate 4€/person. By reservation.

 


 

GUIDED VISIT OF THE FORMIER WORKSHOP

mondays at 2.30pm, wednesdays and fridays at 4pm.

 

The formier is the craftsman who carves the blocks used as molds for making the hats. Discover this rare craft classed at l'UNESCO, with Didier, his tools,

his techniques, his hats forms.

 

Visit duration: 1h, Rate 4€/person. By reservation.

 


GUIDED VISIT OF LA TOUR D'ARLES

CAUSSADE HISTORIC CENTER

every monday at 4pm.

 

Built in the 13th century, the Tour d'Arles was notably the property of Duke of Sully. A precious witness to the architecture of Middle-Age in Quercy, this tower, whose  two facades have twin bays, houses the remains of medieval paintings.

 

Visit duration: 1h, Rate: 3.5€/person. By reservation.

 

 

 

GUIDED VISIT OF CAUSSADE MEDIEVAL

every thursday at 2.30pm

 

Follow in the footsteps of the Caussade Medieval Center, its history, its heritage, ....from the remains

of fortifications to the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Church, passing through medieval houses,

the  Thouron Fountain, ........

 

Visit duration: 1h30, Rate: 3.5€./person

By reservation.

 


GUIDED VISIT OF WILLY'S PARIS HAT FACTORY

every thursday at 10.30am

 

Founded in 1854, the company still belongs to the same family and benefits from the label Living Heritage Company. The offered models are manufactured using a traditionnal process. The factory shop will offer you so many models of all trends.

Visit duration: 1h, Rate: 4€/person.

By reservation.

 



During the European Heritage Days on 2022 september saturday 17th and dimanche 18th

take advantage of the free program below, specially developed

by the Tourism Offices in Quercy Caussadais.

All visits : only by reservation on +33.(0)5.63.26.04.04 or +33.(0)5.63.02.05.55.


 

GUIDED VISIT

"IT FLOWS FROM SOURCE TO CAUSSADE"

2022 September Saturday 17 at 10am.

 

Discover the FOUNTAIN OF THOURON, its history, its underground basins  and the water course in Caussade.

Visit duration: 1h30. Free of charge.

By reservation.

 


VISIT OF L'EPOPEE CHAPELIERE

2022 september saturday 17th

at 9am, 10.30am, 1.30pm, 3.0pm.

 

L'Epopée chapelière is a scénographic space to discover absolutely in CAUSSADE. This museum offers you an amazing, fun, and educational visit to reveal the secrets of the straw hat. Equipped with a curious sound hat, you will discover the great history of the CAUSSADE hat industry.

 

Visit duration: 1h. Free of charge. By reservation

 

 

 

MONTPEZAT DE QUERCY

STREET PAINTERS ANIMATION

2022 September saturday 17th,  all the day long.

 

Throughout the day, din the village streets, Artists will perform in front of you in different techniques of watercolor and will exhibit their works.

 

The details of this animation to come soon.

 

 

 

 

 

MONTPEZAT DE QUERCY

GUIDED VISIT OF LA COLLEGIALE

2022 september sunday 18th at 2pm, 4pm, 5.30pm.

 

Discover the Collegiale Saint-Martin and its  flemish tapestries, classified as historical monument. The fifteen painting gathered in five panels tell the life and the legend of Saint-Martin de Tours.

The tapestries were restored in 2017.

 

Visit duration: 1h30. Free of charge.

By reservation.

 

 

 

GUIDED VISIT OF THE FORMIER WORKSHOP

2022 september saturday 17th

at 10.30am, 1.30pm, 3.0pm.

 

The formier is the craftsman who carves the blocks used as molds for making the hats. Discover this rare craft classed at l'UNESCO, with Didier, his tools, his techniques, his hats forms.

 

Visit duration: 1h, Free of charge. By reservation.

 

 

 

MONTPEZAT DE QUERCY

GUIDED VISIT 7 CHURCHES

 

2022 september 17th at 2pm.

 

Discover the secrets of the 7 Churches in Montpezat-de-Quercy, in particular The Church of SAUX, nestled in the woods hollows, and its mural frescoes.

 

Free of charge.

By reservation.

 

 

 

PUYLAROQUE

VILLAGE  GUIDED TOUR

2022 september Sunday 18th at 2.30pm

Typical Village in a remarkable natural heritage (Site Natura 2000) with the Causse from Gaussou and the Causses Geopark and its site. To see the church St Jacques, the Citadelle, the Chapelle Saint Symphorien.

 

Visit duration: 1h30.  Free of charge.

 By reservation.