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Autoire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Autoire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you can admire thescenery of the Cirque d'Autoire

Autoire is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Autoire. For detailed visitor information see the Autoire travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Autoire include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux at 5 km and Gouffre de Padirac at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Autoire, 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 Autoire in Occitanie.

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

Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-west)

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

See Loubressac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Cere guide
 
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Carennac

Carennac

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

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of...

See Carennac guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gramat guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Curemonte guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Martel

Martel

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Martel guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most...

See Cardaillac guide
Meyssac

Meyssac

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built...

See Meyssac guide
Collonges-la-Rouge

Collonges-la-Rouge

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from...

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Autoire

 
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Markets in and near Autoire

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (27km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (32km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (34km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Autoire, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Autoire, France

What to do at Autoire? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Autoire.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (3km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (5km)
  • Assier Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (10km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (27km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (41km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (51km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Autoire is in the south of France at 54 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Autoire is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Autoire

Canton: Saint-Céré

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46400

Distance to Autoire

from Cahors (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belmont-Bretenoux, Gintrac, Loubressac, Mayrinhac-Lentour, Padirac, Prudhomat, Saint-Cere, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Michel-Loubejou, Tauriac and Thegra.

This page in French: Visiter Autoire

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