A visit to Cahors is a must during your stay in the Batch. A typical south-western town, it has been awarded the "Villes d'art et d'histoire" and "Grands Sites d'Occitanie" labels. It also has a dynamic tourist office that will guide you during your stay: www.cahorsvalleedulot.com . Easy to reach, it has its own train station and is served by the A20 motorway. In addition, Cahors is only 1 hour from Toulouse and Brive, 2 hours from Bordeaux and 5 hours from Paris.
Nestled in a meander of the river, the medieval city takes on the appearance of a peninsula emerging from the heart of the Lot Valley. A visit to Cahors begins with the famous Valentré Bridge. The latter is an intact vestige of its history and emblem of the city. It is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Its location, its historical heritage, its craftsmen and artists, its wines and its gastronomy, make your visit to Cahors an immersive discovery of the history and terroir of our beautiful region.
The historic centre is home to a whole series of Unesco World Heritage sites. They are to be discovered throughout your visit to Cahors. They include the Valentré bridge at the entrance to the town, the episcopal complex with the famous Saint Etienne cathedral, the market square and its terraces, the medieval streets, the viewpoints of Mont Saint-Cyr, the Secret Gardens, the fortified structures, the artists' and craftsmen's shops... In short! A visit to Cahors will charm you with its atypical character, its history and its gastronomy!