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Themines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Themines in Lot

Photo is of Lacapelle-Marival at 8 km from Themines

Visit Themines: highlights and tourist information

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Themines is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lacapelle-Marival at 8 km and Gramat at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Themines, 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 Themines in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gramat guide


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

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

See Autoire guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Loubressac guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in...

See Carennac guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Figeac guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Capdenac guide


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

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Themines


Markets in and near Themines

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (22km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (33km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (36km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Themines, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Themines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (8km)
  • Chateau Montal (14km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (21km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (44km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (48km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (18km)

Geography and distances

Themines is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Themines is 460 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Themines

Canton: Lacapelle-Marival

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46120

Distance to Themines

from Cahors (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 460 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 190 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albiac, Aynac, Bio, Flaujac-Gare, Issendolus, Le Bourg, Leyme, Rudelle, Rueyres, Saignes, Saint-Simon, Sonac and Theminettes.

This page in French: Visiter Themines

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