Alvignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Alvignac: highlights and tourist information

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Alvignac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Alvignac is 451 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gramat at 6 km and Gouffre de Padirac at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Alvignac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Alvignac in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Alvignac

Markets in and near Alvignac

  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (19km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (25km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (36km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Alvignac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Alvignac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Alvignac.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (13km)
  • Chateau Montal (14km)
  • Assier Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (11km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (19km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (38km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (38km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (39km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (42km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (42km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (45km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (6km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (11km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (7km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Alvignac

Canton: Gramat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Alvignac

from Cahors (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 451 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 461 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gramat, Lavergne, Miers, Padirac, Rignac, Rocamadour and Thegra.

This page in French: Visiter Alvignac