Cales tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cales in Lot

Visit Cales: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Cales is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Cales is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rocamadour at 6 km and Souillac at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Cales, 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 Cales 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 Cales

Markets in and near Cales

  • Souillac: market Friday (11km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (12km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (25km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Cales, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cales, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cales.

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

  • Causses du Quercy (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (10km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (19km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (26km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (27km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (29km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (30km)
  • Jardin de Conty (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (40km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (18km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (19km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (33km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (6km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cales

Canton: Payrac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46350

Distance to Cales

from Cahors (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lacave, Payrac, Pinsac and Reilhaguet.

This page in French: Visiter Cales