Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave is a charming village with all the amenities you could need during your stay. There is a traditional market in the village every Monday morning, There are also 2 supermarkets open 7 days a week. The bakery and butcher's have great local produce - you should try the "confit de canard"! There is also a pharmacy, hairdressers, general practioner, newsagents, bar, restaurant, gift store, clothes shop, bank ....

The village is also famous for its aquatic sports centre on the river Garonne - with a huge outdoor swimming pool. There are also pedalos, saling boats, motor boats & windsurfing equipment for rent at the centre. For amateur birdwatchers, there is also a protected zone for migrating birds along the river with many different species.

The village is also a great base for visiting many other towns and sights in the region.
- The famous "Canal du Midi" is only 3km from the village with great biking trails.
- Moissac is only 7km away from the village and is part of the route of Santiago de Compostela. Moissac also has a large market on both Saturday and Sunday mornings.
- If you need some thrills, there is a huge theme park called "Walibi" only 40 minutes drive away in Agen.
- For more relaxing moments the historic town of Montauban is only a 40 minute drive and  with charming narrow streets, many quaint shops and restaurants....

And we can't forget Saint Nicolas' famous "Carnaval" which takes place every year around Mardi-Gras....

There are a lot of great things to do and see in the region - so you will find information on 14 "GREAT DAYS OUT" waiting for you in the gite!
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