Girac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Girac: highlights and tourist information

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Girac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Girac is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Loubressac at 5 km and Carennac at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Girac, 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 Girac 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 Girac

Markets in and near Girac

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (26km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (35km)

More information about Girac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Girac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (2km)
  • Chateau Montal (7km)
  • Assier Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (6km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (26km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (39km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (46km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (8km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (21km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (31km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (20km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Girac

Canton: Bretenoux

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46130

Distance to Girac

from Cahors (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Astaillac, Belmont-Bretenoux, Biars-sur-Cere, Billac, Bretenoux, Cornac, Gagnac-sur-Cere, Gintrac, Glanes, Liourdres, Loubressac, Prudhomat, Puybrun, Queyssac-les-Vignes, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Michel-Loubejou and Tauriac.

This page in French: Visiter Girac