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29 09, 2016

The truffle market in Lalbenque: the appointments of truffle lovers

2017-03-27T17:27:24+01:00

Located just minutes away from Cahors in the Lot, discover Lalbenque, an atypical village known worldwide, especially by the greatest chefs and gourmets from the four corners of the world, for its invaluable treasure: the black truffle. It is impossible to talk about Lalbenque without mentioning its famous truffle market. It is a seasonal market [...]

23 09, 2016

To discover the Lot valley

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Crossed by the Lot River, the Lot valley has lots of surprises for visitors eager for interesting and unusual discoveries, new sensations and all kinds of tourist pleasures. Tourists will have the opportunity to enjoy a journey strewn with wonders through a landscape of water and greenery. To discover absolutely beautiful natural sites Through the [...]

19 09, 2016

The 13th century Castle Cénevières

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Cénevières Castle is one of the most beautiful Renaissance monuments in Quercy, in the Lot department. Overlooking the Lot valley, this splendid 13th century building is a major tourist attraction in the town of Cénevières. Today belonging to the De Braquilanges family, the site is open to the public and allows visitors to discover keep, [...]

17 09, 2016

Figeac, one of the attractions of Lot

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Having a rich cultural, architectural, industrial and natural heritage, Figeac is among many other French cities classified as “Town of Art and History”. This charming town of the Lot department, in Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées region, currently has over 1,000 inhabitants. The population of Figeac is focused on the developing the city’s rich heritage.   Although it is [...]

15 09, 2016

Cruises on river Lot : natural wonders and historical heritage

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Lot is a freshwater river bordered by an exceptional nature landscape running through beautiful medieval towns located in the south of France. It begins its course at Mont-Lozère and flows into the Garonne at Aiguillon. The waterway is located between the towns of Luzech and Larnagol and measures 75 km. A cruise on the river [...]

13 09, 2016

The Lot Valley and its vineyards

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

    Located in Southwest France, south of Lot, the Lot Valley has always been famous for its vineyards. 80% of the prestigious AOC Cahors vineyards are particularly rooted in this fertile valley, crossed by the river Lot. Nature hiking, wine domains tour, wine tasting and discovery of historical monuments will be on the menu! [...]

11 09, 2016

Visiting Cahors according to season

2017-04-03T10:01:08+01:00

Cahors is a beautiful medieval town surrounded by green hills, nestled in a loop of the river Lot. Located in Midi-Pyrénées, the city features a mild climate with an annual average sunshine of more than 2,050 hours. Each season, the city reveals a different face and new colors. You can choose the time that best [...]

9 09, 2016

The Farmers Market of Cahors

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Cahors has a host of surprises for its visitors. It is a real heaven for tourists looking for authenticity. Apart from the different sites and monuments that are symbolic of this medieval town, Cahors is also the birthplace of a unique farmers market which has been recorded among France Exception Markets according to a classification [...]

7 09, 2016

The Quercy Causses Regional Natural Park

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

The Quercy Causses Regional Natural Park covers 185,500 ha from the north to the south of the Lot department in south-western France. It is a set of unique natural sites characterized by plateaus (significantly eroded karst plateau), valleys and canyons, crossed by rivers, strewn with medieval villages, decorated caves, dolmens, oppida, Gallo-Roman ways, etc. Quercy [...]

3 09, 2016

The village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

Lot provides its visitors with exceptional tourist attractions. Besides the medieval treasures of Cahors, which is the capital of this department of the Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées region, Lot is also home to an atypical and charming village, that of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie. Set in the Causses Nature Park, 30 km from Cahors, and like the latter, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is [...]

1 09, 2016

The Padirac Chasm

2017-03-27T17:27:25+01:00

The Gulf of Padirac is a geological curiosity located in the Lot department, in the town of Padirac. It is the largest chasm in Europe, with an entry of 35 meters in diameter and a depth of 103 meters. Visitors are rowing in an underground river with clear water, through cavities with unreal shapes which [...]

28 08, 2016

The Valentré Bridge in Cahors

2017-03-27T17:27:26+01:00

The Valentré Bridge, a majestic medieval bridge built in the 14th century (from 1308 to 1378), is one of the most remarkable bridges in southern France, either in terms of architecture or construction. It constitutes one of the major attractions and iconic monuments of Cahors, an atypical area from the south-west of France.   Nestled [...]

26 08, 2016

Saint-Etienne Cathedral in Cahors : 900th anniversary celebrations in 2019

2018-12-08T13:04:10+01:00

Although this capital of Lot seems to belong to a distant past, its inhabitants and visitors never tire of the wonders it contains. In Cahors, it is hard to get bored, especially when one appreciate tranquility, nature, culture, history and mostly new discoveries. There is much to discover in Cahors, but some monuments, the very [...]

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