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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacapelle-Marival at 11 km and Saint-Cere at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gorses, 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 Gorses in Occitanie.

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...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Cere guide


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

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the...

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...

See Maurs guide


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

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide


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

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

See Loubressac 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...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

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...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


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

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

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...

See Capdenac guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


at 26 km (direction south)

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when...

See Faycelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gorses


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

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