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Walks and hikes

Hiking around the Grand Cahors region will take you through varied and contrasting landscapes - the mineral world of Quercy limestone to the gentle green hills of la Vallée Vert.


As the road twists and turns you'll discover all the richness of our rural heritage, heir to a rich local history with priories and chapels, a long agricultural tradition (gariottes and cazelles). The countryside also plays host to a rare flora which is a precious and fragile natural heritage to be enjoyed by the visitor roaming our pathways...


Grand Cahors hiking trails are listed : print them out or browse the full guide :

Round walks via the Mont Saint Cyr in Cahors 5,7kms 2hrs

Round walk on the hilltops above Pradines 12kms 4 hrs (7kms from Cahors)

The Prior's path in Catus 8kms 2hrs 30mins (17km from Cahors)

The limestone cliff path in Crayssac 7kms 2hrs 15mins (16kms from Cahors)

A Vercingetory in the village of Vers 14,7kms 4hrs 15mins (14km east of Cahors)

In the footsteps of André Breton in Bouziès 8kms 3hrs (28kms east of Cahors near St Cirq Lapopie)



You can find others walking paths in this website about the Lot >> 

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  • Circuit Autour de la Vallée de la Masse

    Length of the route : 12.0 km

    Découverte singulière et bucolique de la vallée de la Masse, son église aux peintures murales remarquables, ses petits hameaux, ses menhirs et ses dolmens. Construite au XIIe siècle, ...

    3h15 average
  • Circuit de l'Oppidum

    Length of the route : 13.3 km

    De méandre en méandre, le Lot grignota la plateau calcaire et Luzech manqua être une île...Partez pour une promenade dans le temps, de l'oppidum gallo-romain au donjon médiéval. Différentes ...

    4h difficult
  • Circuit du Mont St-Cyr

    Length of the route : 23.0 km

    Débutant sur les berges du Lot, ce circuit ombragé vous emmène vers le Mont Saint-Cyr par un chemin plus caillouteux et plus physique, mais le point de vue sur Cahors le mérite…

    2h30 easy
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