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Cajarc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cajarc: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit as you explore the Lot Valley and the Natural Parc of the Causses de Quercy

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Faycelles at 15 km and Cabrerets at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cajarc, 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 Cajarc in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide
Cabrerets

Cabrerets

at 15 km (direction west)

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river best known for...

See Cabrerets guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide
 
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Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a traditional...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 24 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Parisot

Parisot

at 24 km (direction south), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also very picturesque so...

See Parisot guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cardaillac guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Caylus

Caylus

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the interesting...

See Caylus guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in...

See Chateau de Najac guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and ridgetop...

See Najac guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 32 km (direction west)

The cathedral of Saint-Etienne in Cahors is an unusual 12th century cathedral...

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cajarc

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Markets in and near Cajarc

  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (11km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (21km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Cajarc, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cajarc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (21km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (31km)
  • Chateau Montal (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (32km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cajarc is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Cajarc is 488 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cajarc

Canton: Cajarc

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46160

Distance to Cajarc

from Cahors (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 488 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 442 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadrieu, Calvignac, Grealou, Larnagol, Montbrun, Saint-Chels, Salvagnac-Cajarc and Saujac.

This page in French: Visiter Cajarc

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