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The former capital of the Cadourques (a Celtic tribe) has chosen the Pont Valentré, a fortified bridge with three towers spanning the River Lot as its emblem. Cahors, a city of art and history, has a remarkably preserved old quarter of narrow lanes and tall houses which bear witness to the town’s medieval history. The capital of the Quercy is a region renowned for its cuisine and has lent its name to a famous wine which has graced the tables of royal courts around Europe for centuries.

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  • Pont Valentré bridge Recommended Recommended

    Pont Valentré F - 46000 Cahors

    With its three machicolated towers, crenellated parapets and pointed cutwaters alternating with seven pointed arches, this magnificent bridge is a bold and elegant masterpiece of medieval military architecture and has become a symbol for the city!

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  • St Gausbert Chapel Interesting

    F - 46000 Cahors

    Decorated with mural paintings of the 15 and 16 C, this chapel today houses the cathedral treasure separated from it by the cloister.

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  • St-Etienne's Cathedral Interesting

    pl. Chapou F - 46000 Cahors

    In this region which has been long disrupted by war, it is not surprising that many have dreamed of fortifying the cathedral. But it is above all one of the premier domed churches in Aquitaine - well worth seeing (two domes, 18 and 32 metres in heigh..

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Hotels Cahors

  • INTER-HOTEL LE VALENTRE

    252 avenue Jean Jaurès F - 46000 CAHORS

    Tucked away on the banks of the river Lot, Cahors will enchant you with its medieval old town, historic monuments including the Valentré bridge (classified as world historic monument by UNESCO). The INTER-HOTEL Le Valentré has comfortable rooms wit..

  • INTER-HOTEL DE FRANCE Three stars Three stars Three stars

    252, avenue Jean Jaures F - 46000 CAHORS

    Prix Prices from : 67 €

    Tucked away on the banks of the river Lot, Cahors will enchant you with its medieval old town, historic monuments including the Valentré bridge (classified as world historic monument by UNESCO). The INTER-HOTEL de France has comfortable rooms with a..

  • LOGIS Hôtel Chartreuse

    Faubourg Saint-Georges. F - 46000 CAHORS

    An island or nearly ! Cahors with its twenty centuries of history stands in the hollow of a large bend in the Lot river…Standing on the bank and going down to the water’s edge, the Chartreuse looks out over this magnificient sight from another time. ..

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Restaurants Cahors

  • Au Fil des Douceurs Comfortable restaurant 

    32 av. André-Breton F - 46000 Cahors

    After 23 years in his boat-restaurant floating on the River Lot, the chef of Au Fil des Douceurs has finally returned to dry land and taken up residence in this colourful little house. It is decorated in a contemporary style and faces the magnificent..

  • Le Marché Comfortable restaurant 

    27 pl. Chapou F - 46000 Cahors

    A restaurant prized both for its decor - admire the long dining room with stone and plum coloured seating and slate walls - and its inspired contemporary cuisine.

  • L'Ô à la Bouche Comfortable restaurant 

    56 allée Fénelon F - 46000 Cahors

    This restaurant is run by a young, friendly couple who enjoy travelling. The mouthwatering dishes on the menu include: flank of veal, ravioli with aubergines and tomatoes, fig and almond tart and iced parfait.

  • La Garenne Comfortable restaurant 

    St-Henri F - 46000 Cahors

    Mangers, stone walls, exposed beams, rustic objects... Housed in converted stables, this restaurant is in touch with its glorious bygone days! A fitting backdrop for the chef's cooking, which is by turns classic and regional, such as the magret de ca..

  • La Chartreuse Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    chemin de la Chartreuse F - 46000 Cahors

  • Le Balandre Very comfortable restaurant 

    5 av. Ch. -de-Freycinet F - 46000 Cahors

    The chef enthusiastically prepares up-to-date dishes, served in an elegant room adorned with stained glass. Magnificent wine list and a simpler lunchtime menu.

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