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Saint-Chels tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cajarc at 6 km from Saint-Chels

Visit Saint-Chels: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cajarc at 6 km and Cabrerets at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Chels, 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-Chels in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

The medieval centre of Cajarc make it a pleasant place to visit...

See Cajarc guide


at 12 km (direction west)

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river...

See Cabrerets guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around...

See Faycelles guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cardaillac guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

The 13th century bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue is very much...

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gramat guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The village of Parisot is very small but also...

See Parisot guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral of Saint-Etienne in Cahors is an unusual...

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following the garden route...

See Cahors gardens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Chels


Markets in and near Saint-Chels

  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (15km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (27km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Saint-Chels, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Chels, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (17km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (36km)
  • Chateau Montal (38km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (44km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (47km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (30km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (38km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Chels is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saint-Chels is 483 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Chels

Canton: Cajarc

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46160

Distance to Saint-Chels

from Cahors (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 483 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 446 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brengues, Cajarc, Larnagol, Marcilhac-sur-Cele, Saint-Sulpice and Salvagnac-Cajarc.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Chels

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