Batch. The program of visits to the Pays d’Art et d’Histoire in Grand Figeac

Visits to the Country of Art and History start on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Puyjourdes. The opportunity to discover the heritage of Grand Figeac. (© Lot Tourisme – C. Asquier)

The quote from the Land of Art and History allow you to (re)discover the heritage from Grand Figeac through visits and conferences in Figeac, Fons, Capdenac-Gare… All these appointments are free. You don’t even need to book!

The first visit is scheduled for Saturday April 30, 2022 in Puyjourdes.


Saturday April 30 meeting at the town hall at 2:30 p.m. for a visit to the village. Located on a plateau, come and discover this town with a preserved built heritage marked by the omnipresence of limestone.


Friday, May 6 at 8:30 p.m. at the Fourmagnac town hall, conference “Discovering theRomanesque art ” with Christian Sapin, archaeologist and art historian, specialist in the High Middle Ages. In France, the 1820s saw the recognition of a hitherto underrated art form: Romanesque art. How do we perceive this heritage today and what can it still tell us?

Capdenac Gare

Saturday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Agora room at Capdenac-Gare, conference “Capdenac-la-coquette: architectures and aesthetics at the beginning of the 20th centuryY century » with Priscilla Malagutti, Land of Art and History of the Grand-Figeac, Lot and Célé Valleys. In collaboration with the association Courants d’Art.

Capdenac-Gare is rich in an atypical architectural heritage, the result of the urban development of this industrial city at the beginning of the 20th century.

Following the conference, a tour of Capdenac-Gare will reveal some examples of this high-quality architecture, a reflection of early 20th-century modernity. Meeting point at the tourist office at 4:30 p.m.

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Friday, June 3 at 9:00 p.m. in the Espédaillac multipurpose room, conference “Le heritage : an evolving concept” with Pascale Thibault, administrator of the National Monuments Center. This conference invites you to discover how our notion of heritage has been forged since the 19th century, from the revolutionary destruction to the protection of historical monuments.


Saturday June 4 at 2 pm, meeting point at the Figeac Tourist Office for an original discovery of the historical Center de Figeac through the wild plants that dot the urban space. with L’Za’atar workshop, plants and landscape. A visit organized as part of “Rendez-vous au jardin”.


Wednesday, June 15 at 2:30 p.m., visit “Being a child in Fons au Middle Ages (Beginning at 6 years). Meet down the hall. As a family, follow in the footsteps of little Jacques Jouve, son of a merchant, born in Fons in 1286. Registration by email:

The city

Saturday June 18 at 2:30 p.m., visit to Le Bourg. Meet in front of the church. Located in a valley of the Limargue, Le Bourg reveals its magnificent Romanesque church, as well as the high architectural quality of its habitat.

Sénaillac-Latronquière and Issendolus

within the framework of Days of Country Heritage and Mill, the Pays d’art et d’histoire is associated with the opening to the public of the Marot house in Sénaillac-Latronquière and the chapter house of the Hôpital-Beaulieu in Issendolus on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June. In collaboration with associations face of segala Y Heritage of the Hôpital-Beaulieu.

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