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The Latin origin of its name means small fountain going of "Fonts, Fontis" Latin.

The nautical base its creation

La base nautique à sa création Fontet present in a bed of greens and enjoy its location along the Canal des Deux Mers and the River Garonne. Locks 48 and 49 are located on Canal, his territory.

A nautic base was opened in 1997.

With modern architecture, it's offers a haven of rest with basic amenities, a swimming area all  boaters. All this in a green setting, with restaurant and Crafts Museum.

The photo dates from this time against. Today, the base provides a place shaded by beautiful trees and shrubs and multiple

Fontet is a fine example of unusual dynamism given its small size.

The village has a church of the sixteenth century, Saint-Front, classified historical monuments since 1925. You can visit the Museum of Matches and crafts created by a association of the town. You will find many objects and disciplines to discover: monuments created by Gérard Gergères (including among others, the cathedral of Reims composed of 350,000 matches; This work is registered in the Guinness Book of Records.)
In 2012, it's the palace of Versailles, a monumental creation ), tools crafts and agriculture, paints, including the collections of matchboxes, sculptures, books on village rich with many anecdotes and historical facts, etc ...

Bicycle lovers benefit the Green View. in the city.

The Greenway 17km was constructed in late 2007 - early 2008 on the towpath of the Canal de Garonne, between Hure (PK177, limit the Lot-et-Garonne) and Castets-en-Dorthe (last lock descent Garonne ).
It is a beautiful design with good coating and staking excellent.
The course, partly shaded by plane trees, is nice and close to the Garonne.

 

Sources of this article :

http://www.voiesvertes.com/htm/departement33.htm
http://www.af3v.org/-Fiche-VVV-.html?voie=240
http://www.museeallumettes.com/nouveaute_117.htm

 

 

Pratique

Halte la plus proche : Fontet (0.6 km)