Rocamadour tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rocamadour: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both an important pilgrimage destination and an exceptionally lovely little village

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Rocamadour. For detailed visitor information see the Rocamadour travel guide.

Rocamadour is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 42 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Rocamadour is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Rocamadour include "grand site of france".

Popular places to visit nearby include Gouffre de Padirac at 11 km and Martel at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rocamadour, 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 Rocamadour 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 Rocamadour

Markets in and near Rocamadour

  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (16km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (19km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (32km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Rocamadour, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rocamadour, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (19km)
  • Chateau Montal (20km)
  • Assier Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (15km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (15km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (19km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (32km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (33km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (36km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (37km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (42km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (11km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (12km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (1km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rocamadour

Canton: Gramat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Rocamadour

from Cahors (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alvignac, Couzou, Lacave and Rignac.

This page in French: Visiter Rocamadour