Rignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rignac: highlights and tourist information

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Rignac is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Rignac is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gramat at 4 km and Rocamadour at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rignac, 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 Rignac 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 Rignac

Markets in and near Rignac

  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (20km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (25km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (34km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Rignac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rignac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (15km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (15km)
  • Assier Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (13km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (20km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (25km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (35km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (41km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (42km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (45km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (7km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (9km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (6km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rignac

Canton: Gramat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Rignac

from Cahors (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 460 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alvignac, Gramat, Lavergne, Miers, Padirac, Rocamadour and Thegra.

This page in French: Visiter Rignac