Saint-Cernin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Cernin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Cernin is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cernin is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabrerets at 11 km and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Cernin, 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 Saint-Cernin 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 Saint-Cernin

Markets in and near Saint-Cernin

  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (26km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (29km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (30km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (32km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Saint-Cernin, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Cernin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (19km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (37km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (39km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (42km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (47km)
  • Jardin de Conty (48km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (51km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (21km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (32km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (51km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cernin

Canton: Lauzès

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46360

Distance to Saint-Cernin

from Cahors (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 707 km

from Nice: 464 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caniac-du-Causse, Cras, Lamothe-Cassel, Lauzes, Nadillac, Sabadel-Lauzes, Saint-Martin-de-Vers, Saint-Sauveur-la-Vallee, Senaillac-Lauzes and Soulomes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cernin