Saignes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saignes: highlights and tourist information

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Saignes is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saignes is 454 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saignes

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (26km)

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

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (8km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (9km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (16km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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