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Figeac tourism and travel guide

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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

Figeac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie 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.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Capdenac

Capdenac

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Capdenac guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Faycelles guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
 
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Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 16 km (direction north-west)

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of...

See Maurs guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cajarc guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cantal department

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

at 29 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much a...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide
Conques

Conques

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so...

See Saint-Cere guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gramat guide
Vieillevie

Vieillevie

at 31 km (direction east), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Figeac

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Figeac is in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Figeac is 473 kilometres from Paris).

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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