The symbol of the city is the fortified bridge Pont Valentré. Stroll through the Boulevard Gambetta with its plane trees, many cafes, restaurants and shops. East of the Boulevard is the old quarter.
Gouffre de Padirac
Discover the Gouffre de Padirac by gondola on the underground river during a trip through the different rooms of the cave (including the Salle du Grand Dôme, with a ceiling of up to 94 meters high!)
The Château de Cénevières (you can spot the castle at the property) has its origins in the 13th century. The guided tours are given by the owners; in the evening in a special setting.
Saint Cirq Lapopie
In 2012 Saint Cirq Lapopie was elected as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The village is built on the cliffs along the river Lot. From the old fort you have a beautiful view over the river.
Cliff climbing, caving and more
Ever thought about climbing a cliff, following a trail along rock walls using ziplines, monkey bridges, slacklines or even caving? Check out the Kalapca website for the possibilities.
Chateau de Montal: a Renaissance style castle with 3 round and 1 square tower. Its origins date back to the early 16th century. During the war (in 1943) the Mona Lisa was hidden for the Germans in the castle.
Built as a military stronghold in the 12th century. The castle was bought in 2011 by the current owners who live in the castle throughout the year. The castle and gardens can be visited.
This ancient city, founded on the banks of the Célé, has been a dynamic trading town since the Middle Ages, open to the world. The “circuit des clefs” guides you along the secret places of Figeac.