Estal tourism and travel guide

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Visit Estal: highlights and tourist information

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Estal is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 65 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Estal is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cere at 7 km and Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Estal, 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 Estal 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 Estal

Markets in and near Estal

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (32km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (36km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Estal, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Estal, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (8km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (8km)
  • Assier Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (15km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (15km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (24km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (37km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Estal

Canton: Bretenoux

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46130

Distance to Estal

from Cahors (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 446 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belmont-Bretenoux, Cahus, Comiac, Cornac, Frayssinhes, Gagnac-sur-Cere, Glanes, Laval-de-Cere, Saint-Laurent-les-Tours, Saint-Michel-Loubejou and Teyssieu.

This page in French: Visiter Estal