Gignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gignac: highlights and tourist information

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Gignac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 62 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Gignac is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Turenne at 11 km and Souillac at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gignac, 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 Gignac 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 Gignac

Markets in and near Gignac

  • Souillac: market Friday (12km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (19km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (21km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (23km)

More information about Gignac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gignac, France

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

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (18km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (29km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (11km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (30km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (31km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (37km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (38km)
  • Jardin de Conty (39km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (46km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (12km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (28km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (36km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (38km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gignac

Canton: Souillac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46600

Distance to Gignac

from Cahors (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 484 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Borreze, Cressensac, Estivals, Nadaillac and Nespouls.

This page in French: Visiter Gignac