Gignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Turenne at 11 km from Gignac

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Gignac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gignac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Turenne at 11 km and Salignac-Eyvigues at 11 km.

Gignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views...

See Turenne guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several places of interest including...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide


at 12 km (direction south)

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to explore the...

See Souillac guide
Jardins du manoir d\'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden with large areas of...

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at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains its historic charm...

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at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in its centre....

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Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley near to...

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at 16 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and church...

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Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from red rock...

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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in the Dordogne, and also...

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

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built in the...

See Meyssac guide
Les Jardins de l\'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the Dordogne town of...

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at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department is best known...

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Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half renaissance, and sited in an...

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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

What to do at Gignac? 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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

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

Gignac is in the south of France at 62 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Gignac is 434 kilometres from Paris).

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