Payrac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gourdon (Lot) at 7 km from Payrac

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Payrac 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 Payrac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gourdon (Lot) at 7 km and Chateau de Fenelon at 11 km.

Payrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gourdon (Lot) guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half renaissance, and sited...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Souillac guide
Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

at 11 km (direction east)

The Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour follwos a path through the woods...

See Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour guide
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Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Church at 11 km (direction east)

The Sanctuary in Rocamadour is a historic pilgrimage site...

See Sanctuary of Rocamadour guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Rocamadour guide


at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water garden with a...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide


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

Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac and also has...

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 18 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above...

See Chateau de Montfort guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains its...

See Martel guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 20 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Gramat guide

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Markets in and near Payrac

  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (7km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (11km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (20km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (26km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Payrac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Payrac, France

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

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

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (7km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (11km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (38km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (11km)

Geography and distances

Payrac is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Payrac is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Payrac

Canton: Payrac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46350

Distance to Payrac

from Cahors (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 477 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 637 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Nozac, Cales, Fajoles, Lamothe-Fenelon, Loupiac, Nadaillac-de-Rouge, Reilhaguet, Rouffilhac and Saint-Projet.

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