The fortified village of Puycelsi watches over Grésigne Forest from the top of a rocky plateau overlooking the Vère valley. 14C and 15C houses made of stone, wood and brick are revealed behind more than 800 m of ramparts and the rampart walk offers wonderful views of the surrounding scenery.

+ d'infos : www.puycelsi.fr

Information : Bastides et Vignoble du Gaillac Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)5 63 33 19 25

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Must-sees and must-dos


  • Castles and ramparts : Ramparts, double entry gate of l’Irissou
  • Unusual sights : Conservation orchard for old fruit species
  • Panoramas : View of Grésigne Forest, the Vère valley and the Quercy causses (limestone plateau) from the rampart walk
  • Wine : AOC Gaillac wines

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