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Leyme tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lacapelle-Marival at 7 km from Leyme

Visit Leyme: highlights and tourist information

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Leyme is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacapelle-Marival at 7 km and Saint-Cere at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leyme, 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 Leyme in Occitanie.

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

Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Cere guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autoire guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Loubressac guide
 
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Gramat

Gramat

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Gramat guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cardaillac guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Carennac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

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

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Figeac guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Maurs guide
Faycelles

Faycelles

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Faycelles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leyme

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Markets in and near Leyme

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (22km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)

More information about Leyme, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Leyme, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (9km)
  • Assier Chateau (12km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (20km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Leyme is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Leyme is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leyme

Canton: Lacapelle-Marival

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46120

Distance to Leyme

from Cahors (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars, Aynac, Bannes, Espeyroux, Ladirat, Molieres, Rueyres, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Maurice-en-Quercy, Saint-Paul-de-Vern, Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit and Themines.

This page in French: Visiter Leyme

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