Leyme tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leyme: highlights and tourist information

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Leyme is situated in the Lot, Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 52 km from Cahors, the department capital. (General information: Leyme is 454 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacapelle-Marival at 7 km and Saint-Cere at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leyme, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Leyme in Occitanie. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot

Map of places to visit near Leyme

Markets in and near Leyme

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (22km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)

More information about Leyme, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions to visit near Leyme, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Leyme and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (9km) [Map]
  • Assier Chateau (12km) [Map]
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (14km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (29km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (20km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (52km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (13km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Padirac (14km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de la Fage (46km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (60km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leyme

Canton: Lacapelle-Marival

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 46120

Distance to Leyme

from Cahors (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Leyme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Leyme): Anglars, Aynac, Bannes, Espeyroux, Ladirat, Molieres, Rueyres, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Maurice-en-Quercy, Saint-Paul-de-Vern, Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit and Themines.

This page in French: Visitez Leyme