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Lacave tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rocamadour at 7 km from Lacave

Visit Lacave: highlights and tourist information

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Lacave is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rocamadour at 7 km and Souillac at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lacave, 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 Lacave in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction south-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both...

See Rocamadour guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Souillac guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that...

See Martel guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 14 km (direction west)

The golden stone used to build much of the...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gramat guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of...

See Carennac guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

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

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Loubressac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Autoire guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lacave


Markets in and near Lacave

  • Souillac: market Friday (8km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (14km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (27km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Lacave, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lacave, France

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

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (8km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (27km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (41km)
  • 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) (7km)

Geography and distances

Lacave is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Lacave is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lacave

Canton: Souillac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46200

Distance to Lacave

from Cahors (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 679 km

from Nice: 472 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cales, Creysse, Lanzac, Mayrac, Meyronne, Montvalent, Pinsac, Rocamadour and Saint-Sozy.

This page in French: Visiter Lacave

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