Things to see in and around Cajarc
Saint-Cirq Lapopie: Perched high atop its rocky outcrop high in the unspoiled Vallée du Lot, the village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is one of France’s most remarkable sites. A listed historic monument in its own right, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is also on the list of France’s most beautiful villages.
Figeac: Welcome to Figeac, a charming medieval Town of Art and History!
Rocamadour:Set off to explore a sacred site of pilgrimage: the village of Rocamadour hugs the limestone cliffside overlooking the Alzou canyon! From the highest point of the medieval village (the ramparts of the ancient fort), take in the spell-binding views that stretch across the entire village, the Alzou canyon and the untouched landscapes of the surrounding Parc Naturel Régional des Causses du Quercy.
The Gouffre de Padirac: Delve deep into the underbelly of the Earth in this natural cavity measuring 33 metres across and 75 metres deep. Further down, at 103 beneath the ground, an underground river awaits.
The Cajarc water sports base, adventure trail, canoeing/kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking trails, horse-riding, cycle tourism, mountain biking, and more.
Cycling and cycle tourism in the Lot region
Use your time in the Lot region to get moving with some mountain biking. Wind your way along the maze of cycle paths and roads here, taking in the beauty of the landscape amidst valleys and causse plateaus. Whether you’re a complete beginner or seasoned cyclist, you’re sure to find the right itinerary for you. For more information on circuits and itineraries, check: https://www.tourisme-lot.com/balades-et-randonnees/circuits-velo-et-vtt
Food & drink
- Périgord walnuts
- Cabécou d'Autan
- Croquants de Cordes
- Echaudé de Carmaux
- AOC -grade Cahors wines
La ville de Cajarc
Parc régional des Causses du Quercy