Gorses tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lacapelle-Marival at 11 km from Gorses

Visit Gorses: highlights and tourist information

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Gorses 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 Gorses in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacapelle-Marival at 11 km and Saint-Cere at 13 km.

Gorses, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in Lacapelle-Marival...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take time to...

See Saint-Cere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France'...

See Cardaillac guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered houses in...

See Maurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you can admire...

See Autoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make the small...

See Loubressac guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a river to...

See Bretenoux guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in red stone...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


at 22 km (direction south)

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets to explore...

See Figeac guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill above the...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Cantal department

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and a ruined...

See Laroquebrou guide


at 24 km (direction west)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your children will enjoy the popular...

See Gramat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but very picturesque...

See Capdenac guide

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Markets in and near Gorses

  • Maurs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Gorses, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gorses, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (15km)
  • Assier Chateau (18km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (27km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (23km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (23km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (52km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (32km)

Geography and distances

Gorses is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Gorses is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gorses

Canton: Latronquière

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46210

Distance to Gorses

from Cahors (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labathude, Lacam-d'Ourcet, Ladirat, Latronquiere, Saint-Medard-Nicourby, Senaillac-Latronquiere and Terrou.

This page in French: Visiter Gorses