Vire-sur-Lot tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Puy-l\'Eveque at 4 km from Vire-sur-Lot

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Vire-sur-Lot 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 Vire-sur-Lot in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy-l\'Eveque at 4 km and Chateau de Bonaguil at 8 km.

Vire-sur-Lot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the villages along...

See Puy-l'Eveque guide
Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 8 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one of our...

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Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

Castle at 9 km (direction west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through...

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at 12 km (direction east)

Albas, a village on the Lot river, has a renowned wine festival each May...

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Tournon d\'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The steep streets of Tournon d'Agenais lead you around the historic centre of one...

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

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small...

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Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the...

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at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montaigu-de-Quercy is a peaceful town in Quercy, at its liveliest with the Saturday morning...

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at 20 km (direction south-east)

Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big church in the Midi-Pyrénées...

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at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Marminiac is a small village with a church, traditional market hall and a tower...

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at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Roquecor is a perched village in Tarn-et-Garonne with an attractive historic centre and impressive...

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at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in the south-east of...

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at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing castle, and...

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Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history and countryside...

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Markets in and near Vire-sur-Lot

  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (8km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (25km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Vire-sur-Lot, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vire-sur-Lot, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (29km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (32km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (34km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (41km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (43km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (52km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (54km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (54km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (54km)

Geography and distances

Vire-sur-Lot is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Vire-sur-Lot is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vire-sur-Lot

Canton: Puy-l'Évêque

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46700

Distance to Vire-sur-Lot

from Cahors (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 720 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 683 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vire-sur-Lot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Duravel, Floressas, Grezels, Lacapelle-Cabanac, Mauroux, Montcabrier, Pescadoires, Puy-l'Eveque, Saint-Martin-le-Redon, Soturac and Touzac.

This page in French: Visiter Vire-sur-Lot