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Photo is of Cabrerets at 9 km from Cours

Visit Cours: highlights and tourist information

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Cours is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabrerets at 9 km and Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cours, 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 Cours in Occitanie.

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



at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Cabrerets guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 11 km (direction south-west)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following the garden route...

See Cahors gardens guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

Best known for the famous Pont Valentre bridge, Cahors is...

See Cahors guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Pont Valentré in Cahors is an impressive fortified bridge from the...

See Pont Valentré guide


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

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

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Cajarc guide


at 25 km (direction west)

Albas, a village on the Lot river, has a renowned...

See Albas guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

Castelnau-Montratier is a historic village with an imposing church...

See Castelnau-Montratier guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montpezat-de-Quercy village has a lovely centre with arcaded houses and a 14th...

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide


at 32 km (direction west)

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the...

See Puy-l'Eveque guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour...

See Rocamadour guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your...

See Gramat guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big church in...

See Montcuq guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cours


Markets in and near Cours

  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (23km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (28km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (29km)
  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (31km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (33km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Cours, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cours, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (32km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (42km)
  • Chateau Montal (46km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (36km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (41km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (11km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (41km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (42km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (43km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (45km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (45km)
  • Jardin de Conty (50km)

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 (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (32km)

Geography and distances

Cours is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Cours is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cours

Canton: Saint-Géry

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46090

Distance to Cours

from Cahors (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 655 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cras, Francoules, Lamagdelaine, Laroque-Des-Arcs, Lauzes, Nadillac, Sabadel-Lauzes, Saint-Gery, Valroufie and Vers.

This page in French: Visiter Cours

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