Things to see and do - Rocamadour
Unmissable tourist sites
Rocamadour Travel guide
Rocamadour : Michelin's recommendations
Rocamadour is many things at once: a miraculous rock, a historic site, a place of legends and beliefs, a home to the sanctuary of the Black Madonna, and a place of pilgrimage. It occupies a truly breathtaking site, where old houses, towers and oratories seem to cascade down the sheer cliff, towering 150m above the Alzou canyon, crowned by the slender keep of the castle and the seven sanctuaries.
Tourist attractions Rocamadour : Things to see and do
Route du Château
A breeding centre for diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey established near the ramparts. Visitors watch an amazing demonstration of these trained birds in flight, followed by a colourful show of parrots. A commentary by specialists provides insight i..
Parvis des Églises
Located beneath the basilica, this is one of the seven sanctuaries on the church square. Built in the 12C, it is in fact a small church with a flat chevet and two bays. People used to come here to worship the body of St Amadour.
Access is via the 223 steps of the Grand Staircase. Pilgrims used to fall to their knees at each station. Visitors can plunge into the religious past of Rocamadour and admire the former dwellings of the canons, now the offices of stores and hotels. T..
Route Du Château F - 46500 Rocamadour
Relais Amadourien is located near the centre of Rocamadour. It offers a garden and free WiFi access in the rooms. Each of the Relais Amadourien’s guest rooms has a private bathroom and a satellite TV. Guests can find various restaurants within a wa..
L'Hospitalet F - 46500 Rocamadour
Set amongst oak trees, this hotel is located just outside Rocamadour's old town walls. It offers a pool with a terrace, and rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of the surrounding park. The guest rooms at the hotel Les Esclargies are designed to harmonis..
Cité Médiévale - Place De La Carretta F - 46500 Rocamadour
Set in the medieval town of Rocamadour, this hotel offers a breath-taking view of the Alzou Valley. Traditional cuisine is served in the restaurant, and you can enjoy a drink on the terrace. The soundproofed guest rooms are equipped with free wired ..
F - 46500 Rocamadour
place de la Carretta F - 46500 Rocamadour
route du Château F - 46500 Rocamadour
F - 46500 Rocamadour
Cité Médiévale F - 46500 Rocamadour
At a table in this pleasant restaurant, first choose between truffles in flaky pastry or roast duck, before deciding which local wine to sample. The lovely view of Alzou valley is an added bonus.