Bretenoux tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a river to explore

Bretenoux 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 Bretenoux. For detailed visitor information see the Bretenoux travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Loubressac at 5 km and Autoire at 7 km.

Bretenoux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make...

See Loubressac guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Autoire guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 7 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
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Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 7 km (direction south-east)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take...

See Saint-Cere guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Carennac guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Curemonte guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gramat guide
Martel

Martel

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Martel guide
Meyssac

Meyssac

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

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

See Meyssac guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Church at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sanctuary of Rocamadour guide

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Markets in and near Bretenoux

Market days in Bretenoux: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (29km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (36km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Bretenoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (2km)
  • Chateau Montal (6km)
  • Assier Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (8km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (28km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (41km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (9km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (21km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (32km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bretenoux is in the south of France at 61 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Bretenoux is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bretenoux

Canton: Bretenoux

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46130

Distance to Bretenoux

from Cahors (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 190 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Astaillac, Belmont-Bretenoux, Biars-sur-Cere, Billac, Cornac, Gagnac-sur-Cere, Girac, Glanes, Liourdres, Loubressac, Prudhomat, Puybrun, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Laurent-les-Tours, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Michel-Loubejou and Tauriac.

This page in French: Visiter Bretenoux

 
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