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The Lot, cultural

This destination has a great wealth of heritage, in the Lot, you can explore :

  • superb places such as Rocamadour, Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Cahors, Figeac, the Dordogne Valley ;
  • villages designated such as "The most beautiful villages of France" : Autoire, Carrenac, Capdenac-le-Haut, Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Cardaillac, Loubressac; 
  • more than 540 protected sites and monuments, two towns of Art and History and area of Art and History.

The Lot, naturally

A rich variety of unspoiled landscapes, along with the Lot, Célé, and Dordogne rivers and the  Causses du Quercy Regional Natural Park, the Lot has some truly exceptional sites such as Padirac Chasm or the Pech Merle painted caves. Visit the numerous wildlife parks and take full advantage of the range of outdoor leisure activities :

  • hikes along the St James Pilgrim Way
  • many and various cycling and MBK tours / tracks ;
  • river boating on the Lot ;
  • numerous canoeing bases on the 3 rivers.

The Lot, gourmet

The Lot is a generous land which produces high-quality specialities such as :

  • black wine of Cahors ;
  • foie gras ;
  • the Rocamadour goat's cheese ;
  • the black truffle ;
  • plus walnuts, saffron, Quercy Farm Lamb, etc.

Taste and try the Lot's specialities on its lively markets and market fairs, by visiting its farms and vineyards or simply going to a restaurant to enjoy a fine dining experience or a traditional meal based on local cuisine.

Touristic map of the Lot
Touristic map of the Lot