Take time to discover the village of Fleurac!

This hilltop village was originally the estate of a Gallo-Roman landowner named Fleurus. In the town centre you will find Church of the Knights Templar The church dates from the 12th and 15th centuries, with a fortified bell tower wall rebuilt in the 19th century, and a defensive wall over the choir. A square tower still stands today, forming the sanctuary.

Several castles take pride of place in this small village:

  • 16th and 19th century Château Malbec
  • 16th and 18th century Château Cluzeau
  • 17th and 19th century Château Souffron
  • 18th-century Château Le Peuch
  • Château de Fleurac in the early 20th century

Winegrowing in Fleurac

In the 16th and 17th centuries, the Fleurac area produced a wine of excellent quality. The very powerful lords of the time made huge profits from it. The wine was shipped as far away as Holland!
After the phylloxera crisis around 1880, around fifty hectares of vines were replanted. Red wine and a renowned sweet white wine were produced. Production reached its peak between the wars. It was not possible to classify the wine, production ran out of steam in the 1950s. The vines were uprooted at the end of the 1960s.

Hiking from Fleurac

Starting from the village, two hiking trails invite you to discover the surrounding countryside:

  • The Boissonnie loop
  • Lalande loop

The little extras in the village of Fleurac

  • 15th August Festival

Contact

Fleurac Town Hall
Le Bourg
24580 Fleurac
Tel.: 05 53 05 49 66
Mail: [email protected]
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