Saint-Cere tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take time to explore the back streets of this medieval town

Saint-Cere is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Cere in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Loubressac at 7 km and Bretenoux at 8 km.

Saint-Cere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you...

See Autoire guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Loubressac guide
Bretenoux

Bretenoux

at 8 km (direction north-west)

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a...

See Bretenoux guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
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Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 11 km (direction west)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

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

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carennac guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gramat guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Curemonte guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Church at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Sanctuary in Rocamadour is a historic pilgrimage site...

See Sanctuary of Rocamadour guide
Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour follwos a path through the woods...

See Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour guide

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Cere

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (30km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (33km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)

More information about Saint-Cere, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Cere, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (2km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (7km)
  • Assier Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (14km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (47km)
  • Verger de Déduit (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Cere is in the south of France at 58 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cere is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cere

Canton: Saint-Céré

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46400

Distance to Saint-Cere

from Cahors (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 447 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Cere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autoire, Bannes, Belmont-Bretenoux, Cornac, Frayssinhes, Latouille-Lentillac, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Laurent-les-Tours, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Michel-Loubejou, Saint-Paul-de-Vern and Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cere

 
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