Cajarc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cajarc in Lot

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

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.

Cajarc is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Cajarc is 488 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Cajarc

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (16km)

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

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (29km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (42km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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