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Alvignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gramat at 6 km from Alvignac

Visit Alvignac: highlights and tourist information

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Alvignac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

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!



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your children will...

See Gramat guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is...

See Rocamadour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the...

See Loubressac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby...

See Autoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in...

See Carennac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains...

See Martel guide


at 16 km (direction east)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed...

See Souillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic...

See Curemonte guide


at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 25 km (direction west)

The golden stone used to build much of the town of Gourdon...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide

... 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

What to do at Alvignac? 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

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

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

Alvignac is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Alvignac is 451 kilometres from Paris).

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

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