Les Arques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Arques in Lot

Visit Les Arques: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Les Arques is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Les Arques is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy-l'Eveque at 14 km and Villefranche-du-Perigord at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Les Arques, 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 Les Arques 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 Les Arques

Markets in and near Les Arques

  • Cazals: market Sunday (5km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (12km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (22km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (27km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Les Arques, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Les Arques, France

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (22km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (32km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (36km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (37km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Daille (11km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (22km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (23km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (25km)
  • Jardin de Conty (27km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (33km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (38km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (39km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (41km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (49km)
  • Grottes de Fontirou (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Arques

Canton: Cazals

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46250

Distance to Les Arques

from Cahors (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 707 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 665 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cazals, Gindou, Goujounac, Lavercantiere, Lherm, Montclera, Montgesty, Rampoux and Thedirac.

This page in French: Visiter Les Arques