Vire-sur-Lot tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vire-sur-Lot: highlights and tourist information

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Vire-sur-Lot is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Vire-sur-Lot is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy-l'Eveque at 4 km and Chateau de Bonaguil at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Vire-sur-Lot

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

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

  • Jardin de la Daille (26km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (27km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (29km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (34km)
  • Jardin de Conty (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (36km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (37km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (37km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (42km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (46km)

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

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