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Saignes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gramat at 7 km from Saignes

Visit Saignes: highlights and tourist information

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Saignes is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gramat at 7 km and Autoire at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saignes, 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 Saignes in Occitanie.

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

Gramat

Gramat

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Gramat guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 9 km (direction north-west)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Loubressac guide
 
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Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Cere guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Carennac guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Martel

Martel

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Martel guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than...

See Curemonte guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Figeac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saignes

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Markets in and near Saignes

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (29km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (31km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (34km)

More information about Saignes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saignes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (9km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (12km)
  • Assier Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (16km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (29km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (44km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (48km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (16km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saignes is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saignes is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saignes

Canton: Saint-Céré

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Saignes

from Cahors (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 685 km

from Nice: 451 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 619 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albiac, Aynac, Bio, Issendolus, Lavergne, Mayrinhac-Lentour, Padirac, Rueyres, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Thegra and Themines.

This page in French: Visiter Saignes

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