Leyme tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leyme: highlights and tourist information

Leyme is situated in the Lot (Midi-Pyrenees 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 Saint-Cere at 8 km and Autoire at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Plan your visit to Leyme

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Map of places to visit near Leyme

More information about Leyme & region

Markets in and near Leyme

Local markets

  • 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)

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 Rocamadour (22km)

Heritage sites Figeac Hopital St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km); Rocamadour basilique Saint-Sauveur (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km); Gréalou dolmen de Pech-Laglaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km); Conques pont sur le Dourdou (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km); Conques abbatiale Sainte-Foy (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km); Cahors cathédrale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km); Cahors Pont-Valentré (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Autoire (10km); Loubressac (12km); Carennac (20km); Curemonte (26km); Collonges-la-Rouge (36km); Turenne (39km); Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (40km); Conques (44km); Belcastel (56km)

National Monuments Chateau Montal (9km); Assier Chateau (12km); Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Figeac (24km); Gourdon (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs Causses du Quercy (29km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (20km); Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km); Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins secrets de Cahors (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Cahors (52km)

Sites of natural beauty Gouffre des Vitarelles (13km); Gouffre de Padirac (14km); Gouffre de la Fage (46km)

Towns of Art and history Salins (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)

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 nearby (within 6 kilometres of 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