The Lot Valley offers many beautiful activities during your stay. Not only is the area where the Château is located but also does it offer a lot of variety – perfect to be taken into a true “French Experience”. You can decide to go to one of the medieval villages, which you can reach within a few minutes or go and discover some wineries in the region. Furthermore, many important cultural as well as historical landmarks can be visited. Some examples include La Grotte de Pech Merle – a prehistoric cave with man-made paintings that are up to 29,000 years old or the very famous Gouffre de Padirac. Furthermore, you can enjoy the local Farmers Market, taking place across the local villages on different days of the week or visit Castles that are open to the public. You can also enjoy some casual as well as Michelin rated Restaurants in the region – there is something for everyone.

Other Activities You Can Enjoy In This Region

Nearby Medieval Cities, Villages and Landmarks

Unlimited options for excursions in the area. Options include Lauzerte, Montcuq, Cahors, Puy l’Eveque, Toulouse, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Rocamadour, Sarlat, Prayssac (only to count a few) with their very own famous landmarks within the town or in close proximity. There are also famous castles/cathedrals around which are open for the public.

Local Farmer and Truffle Markets

There is a farmers market every day in a different village. The closest ones are in Lauzerte (every Saturday morning, Montcuq (ever Sunday morning) and in Cahors (every Wednesday and Saturday morning). Furthermore, the very famous Truffle Market takes place every Tuesday in Lalbenque during the winter months. Summer truffles can also be purchased at the local farmers market.

Wineries and Restaurants

If you enjoy good wine and food, then you are in the perfect place. You can enjoy fantastic restaurants, from a simple brasserie to well known Michelin starred restaurants in our region. Furthermore, you can visit many wineries and have an on-site degustation of their wine production. A truly French experience.

Grotte de Pech Merle – Centre Prehistorique and Gouffre de Padirac

The very famous Grotte de Pech Merle is close by with man-made paintings that are 29,000 years old. In addition, the Gouffre de Padirac is a unique cave where you are touring in a small boat underground that can also be visited during the year. These two are only a few of the many excursions that you can do. The Lot Valley has a long history and there is something for everyone.