Lot-en-Quercy

The River Lot is one of the most beautiful and colourful in France, and you can cruise through St Cirq Lapopie, voted one of France’s most beautiful villages.

Admire the surrounding nature and scenery, visit the historic monuments, and taste some of the regional dishes, including the famous foie gras, and ‘confit’.

Departure bases: Luzech, Cahors, Fourques-sur-Garonne

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5 good reasons to visit

1. Unique views between the cliffs…
2. Paradise for good food enthusiasts
3. St Cirq: voted the prettiest village in France
4. Cahors and the Valentré bridge, classified by Unesco
5. No lock-keepers: you can cruise all day. You don’t have to remember to keep to designated times.

Map of Lot-en-Quercy

Tourist attractions

• Gastronomy
• Parnac, a small village in the heart of the vineyard
• The caves of Pech-Merle
• The castle of Cenevieres
• The Medieval houses of St Cirq Lapopie, classified as must beautiful village in
France
• The village of Vers and its Roman ruins
• Cahors, ancient and Medieval city, the bridge of Valentre World heritage of Unesco,picturesque market on Wednesdays and Saturdays
• Luzech: the castle of Caix, the castle of Camy, the tower of Luzech, the Uxellodunum, the chapel of Notre Dame

Events

• Cahors: beach (mid-July / mid-August – safe swimming, sports equipment)
• Night Market in Luzech (August)
• The Parnach market(1st and 3rd Wednesday in July and August)
• The Lot flavours festival(1st weekend of July – the art of gastronomy)
• June: Cahors garden (animations and discovery of .gardens in Cahors,)
• Illumination of the Valentré bridge by night (mid- July, mid-August)