Baladou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baladou in Lot

Photo is of Martel at 5 km from Baladou

Visit Baladou: highlights and tourist information

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Baladou is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baladou in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Martel at 5 km and Souillac at 6 km.

Baladou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Martel guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Souillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Carennac guide
Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour follwos a path through the woods from the...

See Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour guide
Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Church at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The Sanctuary in Rocamadour is a historic pilgrimage site...

See Sanctuary of Rocamadour guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rocamadour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views...

See Turenne guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 16 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley near to...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in its centre....

See Carlux guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


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

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

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gourdon (Lot) guide


at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

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

See Meyssac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of the 'most...

See Curemonte guide

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Markets in and near Baladou

  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (7km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (18km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Baladou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Baladou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (14km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (29km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

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) (14km)

Geography and distances

Baladou is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Baladou is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baladou

Canton: Martel

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46600

Distance to Baladou

from Cahors (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 474 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Creysse, Cuzance, Lanzac, Martel, Mayrac, Meyronne, Montvalent and Saint-Sozy.

This page in French: Visiter Baladou