Francoules tourism and travel guide

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Visit Francoules: highlights and tourist information

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Francoules is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Francoules is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors at 11 km and Cabrerets at 14 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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Francoules

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (16km)

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

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (30km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (53km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (57km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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