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Luzech - In the Heart of the Vineyard of Cahors

It is in the heart of the vineyard of Cahors, in the valley of the lot, which you will discover the small town of Luzech and its vestiges medieval. In this landscape of rivers and plates, you will appreciate the calm and will benefit fully from nature, by borrowing for example the botanical path of interpretation which skirts the Lot.
The reputation of the area of the Lot not being to make with regard to the gastronomy, you will not be able to resist some delights of the area like the foie gras, the magret of duck, the wine of Cahors and well of others! Follow the paths; they will carry out you undoubtedly at one of the wine growers of the commune, which will have a pleasure of explaining you all the subtlety of its wine.

  • To see : archaeological museum, museum of the ammonites, flower market.
  • To taste : Magret of duck, lamb of Quercy, cabécou (small goat's cheese), pastis (cake), wines of Cahors.
  • To know : this course is punctuated of 14 manual locks without lockkeeper.
  • Very Favourite : ichnospace (1st museum of the prints of dinosaurs and the traces in Europe).

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 Luzech : 

One week

  • Luzech - Cahors - Luzech : 58 kms - 10 locks - 11 hour

Two weeks

  • Luzech - Cahors - Bouzies - St Cirq Lapopie - Luzech : 130 kms - 28 locks - 25 hour

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