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Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Cirq-Lapopie: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its riverside setting and lovely historic streets

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie 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-Cirq-Lapopie. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Cirq-Lapopie travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Cirq-Lapopie include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cajarc at 14 km and Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, 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-Cirq-Lapopie in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cabrerets guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Cajarc guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 18 km (direction west)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following...

See Cahors gardens guide


at 18 km (direction west)

Best known for the famous Pont Valentre bridge, Cahors is a...

See Cahors guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 19 km (direction west)

Pont Valentré in Cahors is an impressive fortified bridge...

See Pont Valentré guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The 14th century House of Wolves is just one of the...

See Caylus guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Parisot guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Faycelles guide


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

Montpezat-de-Quercy village has a lovely centre with arcaded houses...

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Villefranche-de-Rouergue guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Visitors to Espinas usually come here to visit the...

See Espinas guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Figeac guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Castelnau-Montratier is a historic village with an imposing church...

See Castelnau-Montratier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Cirq-Lapopie


Markets in and near Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (11km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (32km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (32km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (33km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (35km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (29km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (32km)
  • Chateau Montal (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (46km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (18km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (35km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (43km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (48km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (52km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (53km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (57km)

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 (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (38km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Canton: Saint-Géry

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46330

Distance to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

from Cahors (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 721 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 182 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berganty, Bouzies, Cabrerets, Cregols, Esclauzels, Saint-Martin-Labouval, Sauliac-sur-Cele and Tour-de-Faure.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

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