Enjoy your stay in the paradise of nature lovers
Escape and breathe one of the purest airs of France. The Regional Natural reserve of the Quercy offers an exceptional biodiversity, which you can discover by walking on the numerous hiking trails.
Discover Cahors by a walk across the 25 magnificent unusual secret gardens in the classified medieval part of the city or in the central market reputed to be one of the most beautiful ones of the southwest of France, every Wednesday and Saturday morning on the “place Chapou” square in front of the Cathedral Saint-Etienne.
Stroll on the towpath, part of which is dug in the rocks, from Bouziès to Saint-Cirq Lapopie along the river the Lot , very close to the water (a 4 km walk). In July and August, you can make this excursion by boat, then to return walking.
Discover the wildlife parks of Gramat, the Reptiland or the Monkeys Forest.
Enjoy your stay in the paradise of the gourmets
Enjoy the delicious local products: duck confit, foie gras or duckbreast, truffles, Rocamadour cheese, Croustilot (local bread) or lamb of the Quercy.
Discover delicious recipes like Pastis (apple-based pastry with alcohol), the Mique (beef stew and leavened dough with eggs and duck fat) or the salad Quercynoise.
By coming to Cahors, you enter the Malbec” (name given to a variety of grapevine). More than 60 producers will let you taste their wines (red Cahors or white and rosé Côtes du Lot) directly in their wine cellars.
In the city center next to the Tourist office, the “Malbec Lounge” makes you enjoy various characterful wines and will introduce you to tasting.
Discover the city, live and enjoy all the events or festivals and succumb to the charms of the regional gastronomy.