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Souillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Souillac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to explore the eastern Dordogne and western Lot regions

Souillac 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 Souillac. For detailed visitor information see the Souillac travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Cadiot at 10 km and Gourdon (Lot) at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Souillac, 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 Souillac in Occitanie.

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



at 10 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 10 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 11 km (direction south-west)

The golden stone used to build much of the...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel...

See Martel guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half renaissance,...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

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

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden with...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour...

See Rocamadour guide
Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water garden with a...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac and also has...

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above...

See Chateau de Montfort guide


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

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified...

See Turenne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Carennac guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps...

See Sarlat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Souillac


Markets in and near Souillac

Market days in Souillac: weekly market: Friday;

  • Souillac: market Friday (0km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (11km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (23km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Souillac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Souillac, France

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

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (0km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (21km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (40km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (15km)

Geography and distances

Souillac is in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Souillac is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Souillac

Canton: Souillac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46200

Distance to Souillac

from Cahors (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 479 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Souillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cazoules, Lachapelle-Auzac, Lanzac, Le Roc, Nadaillac-de-Rouge, Peyrillac-et-Millac and Pinsac.

This page in French: Visiter Souillac

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