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Visit Figeac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets to explore - one of our favourite towns in this region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Figeac. For detailed visitor information see the Figeac travel guide.

Figeac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Figeac is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Figeac include "recommended detour", "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history". It is unusual for a town to have 3 awards, which indicates how important Figeac is as a tourist destination!

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

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Figeac, 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 Figeac 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 Figeac

Markets in and near Figeac

Market days in Figeac: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Figeac: market Saturday (0km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (24km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (29km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (31km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Figeac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Figeac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (14km)
  • Chateau Montal (31km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (36km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (42km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (26km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (41km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Figeac

Canton: Figeac

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46100

Distance to Figeac

from Cahors (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 430 km

from Bordeaux: 208 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camburat, Capdenac, Capdenac-Gare, Faycelles, Fourmagnac, Lissac-et-Mouret, Lunan, Planioles and Viazac.

This page in French: Visiter Figeac

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