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Cahors - Ground of Gastronomy

With equal distance of the ocean and the Mediterranean, Cahors is a stone city on the causses. Veritable capital of the taste, Cahors offers you many pleasures of mouth (truffle, liver of goose, rocamadour … ) and famous pleasures of palate ( wine of Cahors, wines of the slopes of Quercy … ), which waiting you in particularly the famous market of the city. After a good tasting of the local products, leave to discovered Cahors, the ancient city, the medieval city and visit the Valentré Bridge, symbol of the city and the most beautiful bridge and the best preserved of the European medieval bridges. It is classified with the world heritage of UNESCO.

  • To see : the Valentré bridge, the medieval city, the museum of Resistance, the fountain of the Carthusian, the St Etienne’s cathedral.
  • To taste : the wine of Cahors, the rocamadour (goat’s cheese), the croustillot (Lot’s bread), le foie gras poêlé, the “brouillade” with truffles.
  • To know : on this course, there are 14 manual locks, without lockkeeper.
  • Very Favourite : the village of St Cirq Lapopie.

Navigation on the Lot :
Crossing 5 natural areas: Gévaudan, Rouergue, haute Auvergne, Quercy and the Agenais; the lot river is navigable on 70km and offers you peace and dawdling. It is without any doubt one of the most beautiful navigable fields of France. You will cross the valley of the Lot and its vineyards, whose reputation is not any more to make; you will discover the castles ands the villages you will discover the castles and the villages while letting you go to the current.

From Cahors : 

One week

  • Cahors - St Cirq Lapopie - Larnagol - Cahors : 47 kms - 25 locks - 20 hours

Two weeks

  • Cahors - Luzech - St Cirq Lapopie - Larnagol - Cahors : 140 kms - 31 locks - 28 hours

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