Carayac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carayac: highlights and tourist information

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Carayac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Carayac is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Faycelles at 6 km and Cajarc at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carayac, 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 Carayac 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 Carayac

Markets in and near Carayac

  • Figeac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (21km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (24km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (28km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (31km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Carayac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Carayac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (15km)
  • Chateau Montal (36km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (38km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (44km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (52km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (40km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (25km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (35km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carayac

Canton: Cajarc

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 46160

Distance to Carayac

from Cahors (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 712 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambeyrac, Balaguier-d'Olt, Beduer, Camboulit, Faycelles, Frontenac, Grealou, Larroque-Toirac, Montbrun, Saint-Pierre-Toirac and Saujac.

This page in French: Visiter Carayac