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  • Le Vieux Couvent is situated in the heart of France.

    Traces of the medieval history are scattered throughout the buildings and landscape.

    Le Vieux Couvent
  • Paint the spring blossoms or golden autumn light.

    Lush floral gardens and fields are awash with colour.

  • The Lot is famous for chateaux and market towns.

    Fulfill your artistic passions and paint the French countryside.


Painting Holidays

Le Vieux Couvent offers the best of painting holidays here in France. Bringing their expertise, our guest artists are masters at their craft. You will have the opportunity to paint, draw, and explore your creative side. Encouraged by our brilliant artists, the sublime landscapes, tranquil villages, and historic buildings are sure to inspire you! Join one of our holidays, or bring your own group.


Chosen as a haven by visiting artists or by couples as a one-of-a-kind destination wedding venue, Le Vieux Couvent is a truly magical experience. This former 17th century convent offers lovingly renovated rooms, each with its own personality. The rooms have stunning views of the surrounding countryside and nearby church and with access to the lush courtyards or secluded patios.


Have your wedding here with us!

We will create a warm and welcoming environment for you and your guests. Stay in our charming rooms, relax in our peaceful gardens and we will make your experience as pleasant, enjoyable, and memorable as possible. We can take care of all arrangements from the French civil ceremony to gourmet breakfasts, dinners, and banquets.

The Region

A striking visual paradise for artists and photographers, your lasting impression will be of colours - azure blue sky, rust red tile roofs, and honey coloured centuries-old stone buildings. This area of rural France has wildflower meadows, ancient dry stone walls and pathways through gnarled oak forests, providing opportunities for walking, bicycling or horseback riding.