The Lot and its superb villages to visit

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village in the lot with montgolfieres
canoes on a summer lake

The Lot, a rich territory

With its unspoilt countryside and major tourist attractions, the Lot is a multifaceted destination that lends itself to all kinds of holidays. Whether it’s a weekend for two devoted to outdoor sports, a fishing break, a cultural vacation or a multi-activity family program, it’s all possible near Cahors. From Rocamadour to Padirac, via medieval villages and vineyards, discover an exceptional region from your La Plage campsite!

Discover the medieval village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, the jewel of the Lot region and one of France’s most beautiful villages, is a medieval town built into the cliffside above the river. Discover the village and its heritage on a guided or self-guided tour, on foot or by bike. Take a cruise on the River Lot and discover othersuperb views of the hilltop town!

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Rocamadour and its heritage

Rocamadour is one of the Lot’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting visitors from all over the world. As if miraculously suspended above the Alzou canyon, the medieval town of Rocamadour is a marvel of verticality, with panoramic views over the valley from its summit.
A major pilgrimage site since the Middle Ages, the town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Time travel in Figeac

Between the Lot and Célé valleys, Figeac boasts a unique medieval heritage.
In the old town center, you’ll find a wealth of stores and excellent restaurants. Champollion’s birthplace also invites you to visit its monuments (Saint-Sauveur Abbey, Les Halles) and museums. With the whole family, don’t miss the Musée Champollion-Les écritures du monde!

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The beautiful village of Cordes-sur-Ciel

Head a little further south to discover Cordes-sur-Ciel during your vacation in the Lot! A jewel of Gothic architecture, thisancient bastide is located in the neighboring Tarn region. Perched on its rocky outcrop, it dominates the Albigensian territory. Come and stroll through its narrow streets to meet artists and craftspeople!

The Célé valley and its beautiful houses

Book your vacation in the Célé valley and discover history, nature and adventure!
From picturesque villages to outdoor activities, the Célé valley is the focus of much of the Lot’s tourism activity. At the foot or at the top of the high cliffs , you can enjoy the most beautiful hikes!

célé valley
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Other villages to visit

Do you love strolling through unspoilt villages to discover their secret heritage ?
While on vacation near Cahors, visit the small fortified village of Calvignac, perched high above the River Lot! Pass through the gates of the Château de Larnagol for a fascinating tour, and discover the nautical base of the town of Cajarc, a former inland waterway port on the route to Santiago de Compostela.

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