Holiday for 2 Lot Garonne South West France

Traditional Foods You Can Find South West, France Lot et Garonne

Pancake Day we missed it! February 2nd. In France its called la Chandeleur yet another excuse for a French feast!


The 2nd of February is la Chandeleur. This marks the end of exactly 40 days after the Christmas period coming exactly 40 days after Christmas and traditionally a catholic holiday Candlemas. … Chandeleur is celebrated throughout France (Crepes originated in Brittany) as la fête des crêpes.

Pancake day - Chandeleur Feb 02
Pancake day – Chandeleur Feb 02

Enjoyed very much in this region Lot et Garonne Aquitaine, so much so that in some of the traditional markets a taster we being given out and enjoyed by all.

Enjoy watching how to make a traditional French pancake.

Lets not forget Rick Stein who enjoyed cooking the traditional Cassoulet whilst travelling through the Lot et Garonne down the canal du midi on his boat.

To quote Rick Stein..This hearty, meat-studded dish from Southwestern France is the ultimate one-pot meal.

Sharing his recipe here


Welcome To Gone Fishin In The Sunny Lot et Garonne

Welcome to Gone Fishin

A wonderful warm welcome awaits you here at Gone Fishin Aiguillon in the sunny Lot et Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine.

And yes, the Carp Fishing is free. This is not a Carp Fishing holiday its just a bonus and it is really free.

We have awaiting your arrival Fresh Croissants , Baguette, a breakfast ensemble of Jams, Butter and Marmalade. A fresh ham salad ready for eating with a bottle of either a red or white wine of the region.

This means total relaxation no need to think of shopping and no rush in the morning. Bliss….. the holiday is on course

You arrive as guests but leave as friends.