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Payrignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gourdon (Lot) at 8 km from Payrignac

Visit Payrignac: highlights and tourist information

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Payrignac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gourdon (Lot) at 8 km and Chateau de Fenelon at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Payrignac, 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 Payrignac in Occitanie.

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

Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Gourdon (Lot) guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Chateau de Fenelon guide


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

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

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 11 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Domme is a beautiful hilltop village with an extensive...

See Domme guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Chateau de Montfort guide


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

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne department...

See Daglan guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

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

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

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide


at 14 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 14 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
The Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide
La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks...

See La Roque-Gageac guide
The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide


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

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south of the Dordogne...

See Saint-Pompon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Payrignac


Markets in and near Payrignac

  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (8km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (19km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (27km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (27km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Payrignac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Payrignac, France

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

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) (8km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (18km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (28km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (35km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (43km)

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) (21km)

Geography and distances

Payrignac is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Payrignac is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Payrignac

Canton: Gourdon

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46300

Distance to Payrignac

from Cahors (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 486 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Nozac, Fajoles, Leobard, Milhac, Nabirat, Rouffilhac, Saint-Aubin-de-Nabirat and Saint-Cirq-Madelon.

This page in French: Visiter Payrignac

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