Visiting this popular part of France is about discovering new things, so why not take a road trip and tour some of the other fascinating villages, towns and cities around Saint-Matre. If you have some extra time, head 16 miles (26 kilometers) to Cahors. Here you can check out the Cahors Cathedral and Place Jean-Jacques Chapou.
While you are in Saint-Matre, make a day trip to Montauban. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Pont Vieux, Montauban Golf Course and Stade Sapiac. Place Nationale, Musee Ingres and Montauban Cathedral are some other attractions worth investigating for those who have time left.
For a budget outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to head to the region's open-air markets. A useful technique to learn about a place and its people is by getting an understanding of its history. While in Midi-Pyrenees, take the time to visit the area's historic castles.
If you are in the area in the colder months, have a go at some of the local wintersports such as skiing and snowboarding. Both of these are popular in the Midi-Pyrenees. A great way to enjoy the wild open spaces in the area around Saint-Matre is to sign up for a hiking or mountain climbing tour.
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you're ready to leave Saint-Matre, you'll still have great photos and memories to take home.