- Montastruc, Lot-et-Garonne
Administration Country France Region Aquitaine Department Lot-et-Garonne Arrondissement Villeneuve-sur-Lot Canton Monclar Statistics Elevation 62–195 m (203–640 ft)
(avg. 190 m/620 ft)
Land area1 24.88 km2 (9.61 sq mi) Population2 276 (1999) - Density 11 /km2 (28 /sq mi) INSEE/Postal code 47182/ 47380 1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
It is an old fortified castle. A mainly agricultural village, with dairy and breeding cattle, fruits (especially the "Pruneau d'Agen") and cereals.
Montastruc and its surroundings offer history, historic buildings, tradition, gastronomy amidst a beautiful landscape with rolling hills and sunny climate.
The Town Hall of Montastruc is situated in the middle of the village. It is housed in the old fortified structure of the castle and the view from its windows is breathtaking. The city council is headed by mayor Clément Gleize , assisted by 2 deputy mayors M. Chèze and M. Lamy and 8 council members
Sport and other activities abound, beautiful trails, for hiking, riding or biking are everywhere. A golf course, "Golf de Barthe" in Tombeboeuf at 5 min. you find, next to the "Bastides" route, the Lot riversides and the "Route of the Prune", you can go boating or hire a houseboat, play tennis and discover the historical buildings and sites in the area and the gascon gastronomy. Not forgetting all the different wineries of the famous wines: Bergerac, Buzet, Cahors (and the "Vin du Tsar") Duras, Marmande and Bordeaux wines.
Vacation houses and bed-and-breakfast in various categories, but always in quiet, calm and green surroundings.
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