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Francoules tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cahors gardens at 11 km from Francoules

Visit Francoules: highlights and tourist information

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Francoules is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors gardens at 11 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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Francoules, 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 Francoules in Occitanie.

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

Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cahors gardens guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The cathedral of Saint-Etienne in Cahors is an unusual 12th century cathedral...

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors

Cahors

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cahors guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

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

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

See Pont Valentré guide
 
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Cabrerets

Cabrerets

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Albas

Albas

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Albas guide
Puy-l'Eveque

Puy-l'Eveque

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Puy-l'Eveque guide
Cajarc

Cajarc

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Cajarc guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both an...

See Rocamadour guide
Montcuq

Montcuq

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montcuq guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The golden stone used to build much of the town of Gourdon...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide
Castelnau-Montratier

Castelnau-Montratier

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Castelnau-Montratier guide
Daglan

Daglan

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne department...

See Daglan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Francoules

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Markets in and near Francoules

  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (24km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (24km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (28km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (32km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Francoules, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Francoules, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (36km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (51km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (11km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (36km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (37km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (41km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (42km)
  • Jardin de Conty (45km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (50km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (52km)

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 (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Francoules is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Francoules is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Francoules

Canton: Catus

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46090

Distance to Francoules

from Cahors (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 471 km

from Bordeaux: 166 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cours, Cras, Gigouzac, Maxou, Mechmont, Nadillac, Saint-Martin-de-Vers, Saint-Pierre-Lafeuille, Ussel and Valroufie.

This page in French: Visiter Francoules

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