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Verdelais Travel guide
Verdelais : Michelin's recommendations
Verdelais is tucked away in a fold in the land in the heart of vine-clad slopes. Notre-Dame de Verdelais protects the afflicted, which is perhaps why a disgraced Toulouse-Lautrec and tormented Mauriac used to stay here. This being said, visitors will enjoy this small village built of golden stone.
Tourist attractions Verdelais : Things to see and do
Cimetière de Verdelais F - 33490 Verdelais
In the peaceful Verdelais cemetery to the right of the basilica lies the painter, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (1864-1901). His simple tombstone is at the far end of the central path, on the left.
place de Vallées F - 33490 Verdelais
The church was rebuilt in the 17C. It draws crowds on certain religious feast days (15 August and 8 September) and Sundays in summer. The walls of this sanctuary, softly lit by candlelight, are covered with commemorative plaques. Above the high altar..
Chemin de Croix F - 33490 Verdelais
After a Way of the Cross leading up through the woods, there is a large 19C Calvary. The Christ on the Cross has the two thieves beside Him. At His feet are the Virgin Mary and St John. From here, there is a fine panoramic view over the Garonne Valle..