What to do when it’s cold in Lot-et-Garonne

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Scarves and hats are out, you can't go wrong, the cold has arrived. A season not always appreciated by its limited activities, winter is nevertheless an opportunity to occupy yourself differently. Imagine the large fields and orchards of Lot-et-Garonne in an all-white landscape! Don't stay on your sofa, we've prepared a list of things to do when it's cold in Lot-et-Garonne.

Opening photo: Bernard GIRARDIN Adobestock


Go to a restaurant to escape the cold

Sit comfortably in a calm and warm place to discover the gastronomy of Lot-et-Garonne. Simple brasserie or chic restaurant, the menus often offer local products such as Agen prunes, Marmande tomatoes or Cancon hazelnuts worked according to their specialty. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation with family or friends when the cold of winter has set in, it's the best way to warm up.

Spend a moment of pleasure in a restaurant in Lot-et-Garonne

Le Bistrot

Le Bistrot
Le Bistrot

In this place of generosity and conviviality punctuated by our rotisserie, find the accent and the colors of the ...

Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot

La Bodega

La Bodega
La Bodega

Come and have a good time with friends! Dishes and tapas, wine bar, table football, billiards, pétanque court, ...

Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot

The Poule d'Or inn

The Poule d'Or inn
The Poule d'Or inn

It's a country inn, you could say, like a stopover on the way of lords and knights, right in the middle of the city ...

Puymirol


Go to the cinema sheltered from the cold in Lot-et-Garonne

Cinema is a popular activity in winter, when the frozen wind makes your nose cold and your cheekbones red. Inside, no need for a down jacket or fleece, you can relax in a soft and comfortable seat , nibbling on caramelized popcorn. The session of a few hours is ideal for having fun, laughing and sometimes crying. Book your film before leaving, you will avoid the queue and be well placed.

Relax away from the cold at the cinema in Lot-et-Garonne

Go to the cinema when it's cold Photo: julien-andrieux--unsplash


Visit museums in winter

The advantage of museums is that they are open all year round. Not always heated depending on the works exhibited, they are however sheltered from fresh winds and the cold outside. Reserve a few hours or the day depending on your schedule and the museums you want to visit, they are numerous and varied, with for example:


Take off your winter clothes, you will quickly warm up in the museum aisles.

Bastide Museum

Bastide Museum
Bastide Museum

In Monflanquin, one of the most beautiful bastides in the South-West, labeled among "The most beautiful villages in ...

Monflanquin

The Winegrowers of Buzet

The Winegrowers of Buzet
The Winegrowers of Buzet

Les Winegrowers of Buzet is a group of winegrowers committed since 2005 to sustainable viticulture. They are ...

Buzet-sur-Baïse

Prune Farm and Museum

Prune Farm and Museum
Prune Farm and Museum

The Pruneau Farm and Museum in Lafitte sur Lot, a must-see place in Lot et Garonne On the banks of the Lot between ...

Lafitte-sur-Lot

Visit producers to warm up

Discover the specialties of Lot-et-Garonne at the very base of production. Even in winter, artisans and farmers are delighted to present their region and its terroir through local ingredients created with passion. The Cancon hazelnut is delicious and fragrant, the Agen prune is soft and colorful, and the duck raised in the open air is offered in all its forms in the producers' shops. Experience a delicious moment away from the cold , taste the region's famous products.

Lot-et-Garonne producers welcome you all year round

The winegrowers of Buzet


Go to the market to cook winter dishes

There is no secret, for a good recipe, you need good ingredients. Visit the markets at any time of the year, the exhibitors like to discuss and chat about their product during the morning. In winter, you have the advantage of being privileged since the cold does not encourage the coldest to leave their homes. Fruits, vegetables, meat or fish, you are spoiled for choice to cook good comforting dishes like hazelnut crumble, prune tart, duck with orange...


Play in an indoor room sheltered from the climate

This is a good idea when it's cold on the weekend in Lot-et-Garonne, having fun with friends or family in a games room. Activate your brain or flex your muscles, it's up to you to choose between escape game, bowling, trampoline, climbing , billiards or even laser game. Winter won't be long enough to do everything as there are so many fun activities to discover. What a pleasure to isolate yourself in the warmth when the cold lurks outside.

Les Marmandais

Les Marmandais
Les Marmandais

Discover the oenological secret of winegrower Helvire Horouge ! You will have 60 minutes to unravel the mystery of ...

Beaupuy

Laser Game du Temple sur Lot

Laser Game du Temple sur Lot
Laser Game du Temple sur Lot

The Temple sur Lot Laser Game opens its doors from July 1st to August 31st! This season we offer 2 courses: • The ...

Le Temple-sur-Lot

The Museum of Mysteries

The Museum of Mysteries
The Museum of Mysteries

The Museum of Mysteries, an immersive life-size adventure game (escape game) in Marmande in Lot-Et-Garonne (47) in ...

Marmande

Swim at the municipal swimming pool in the winter months

Whether in Marmande, Agen, Nérac, Pujols or Pont-du-Casse, municipal swimming pools are a good alternative for getting busy without gloves or caps. The swimsuit is enough to dive into heated water. Slides, paddling pools or swimming lanes, they are suitable for all ages and all desires all year round. When it's cold, we're often hesitant to get wet, but once in the water, we'd like to stay there all day.

Municipal swimming pool Photo: Richard R. Schünemann Unsplash

Have a mulled wine at the Christmas market

It's a must-have at the end of the year, the traditional mulled wine to drink in the aisles of the Christmas market. Often hot and spicy, it warms the hands and palates, smoking on contact with fresh air. The atmosphere is joyful, the exhibitors smiling and the lights magical, a magical and unique moment that should be enjoyed while sipping a mulled wine, or a chocolate for those with a sweet tooth.


Shopping in malls

There is no shortage of shopping malls in Lot-et-Garonne and are often crowded on weekends when it is cold. And no, we're not the only ones who had the idea of sheltering from the winter in shopping center stores. Clothing stores, decoration brands, delicatessens, multimedia spaces or jewelry stores, there is something for all tastes and budget. Take a comforting break with a hot chocolate and a treat, the tea rooms and restaurants are heated to counter the coolness outside.

Shopping Photo: the-nix-company-unsplash

Walk well covered in Lot-et-Garonne

The area offers many hiking opportunities at any time of year, but the advantage in winter is that you are alone on the trails. Escape along the Garonne canal, protected from the wind by the trees, there are a dozen possible routes depending on your desire and motivation . Put on a down jacket, fur-lined boots, gloves, scarves and hats, you're ready to go walking.

This is a comforting article when you fear being bored as winter approaches. Let December arrive, you now have many ideas for what to do when it's cold in Lot-et-Garonne.

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