Carayac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Faycelles at 6 km from Carayac

Visit Carayac: highlights and tourist information

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Carayac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Faycelles at 6 km and Cajarc at 9 km.

Carayac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Faycelles

Faycelles

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Faycelles guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 9 km (direction south-west)

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit...

See Cajarc guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Figeac guide
Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Capdenac guide
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Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cardaillac guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Cabrerets

Cabrerets

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Cabrerets guide
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 24 km (direction south-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
Maurs

Maurs

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Gramat guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

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

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Parisot

Parisot

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Parisot guide

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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

What to do at Carayac? 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

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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Carayac is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Carayac is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carayac

Canton: Cajarc

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

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

 
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