Vayrac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carennac at 4 km from Vayrac

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Vayrac is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vayrac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carennac at 4 km and Curemonte at 7 km.

Vayrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-east)

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of the 'most...

See Carennac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of the 'most...

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at 8 km (direction west)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains its historic charm...

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Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

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

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Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a river to...

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at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Loubressac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from red rock...

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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-east)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you can admire...

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views...

See Turenne guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take time to...

See Saint-Cere guide
Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour follwos a path through the woods from the...

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Markets in and near Vayrac

Market days in Vayrac: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (19km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (29km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Vayrac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vayrac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (11km)
  • Chateau Montal (16km)
  • Assier Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (4km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (19km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (39km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (30km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (42km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (45km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (46km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (11km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (22km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (24km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (40km)

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) (18km)

Geography and distances

Vayrac is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Vayrac is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vayrac

Canton: Vayrac

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46110

Distance to Vayrac

from Cahors (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 667 km

from Nice: 464 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betaille, Billac, Carennac, Condat, Curemonte, Floirac, Les Quatre-Routes-du-Lot, Queyssac-les-Vignes, Saint-Denis-les-Martel, Saint-Michel-de-Bannieres, Strenquels, Tauriac and Vegennes.

This page in French: Visiter Vayrac