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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot

The bastide Castelfranc was founded in the late 13th century by the Bishop of Cahors. The regular plan, typical of a voluntary planning and place-name are the two key benchmarks to classify Castelfranc among the country houses. However, the site predates the Roman conquest, the prehistoric and Gallo-Roman suggesting that Castelfranc was already an important and strategic.

Geographical information

Latitude44.5010800 (N 44° 30’ 4”)
Longitude1.2227900 (E 1° 13’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 80m to 270m
Surface area5.71 km²
Population399 inhabitants
Density69 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCahors (25 km, 28 min)
Insee code46062
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble

Nearest cities & towns

Anglars-Juillac1.4 km (4 min)
Prayssac3.1 km (4 min)
Albas4.1 km (7 min)
Labastide-du-Vert4.2 km (5 min)
Les Junies4.7 km (6 min)
Pescadoires6.3 km (10 min)
Bélaye7.2 km (11 min)
Lagardelle7.8 km (12 min)
Puy-l'Évêque8 km (11 min)
Luzech8.1 km (10 min)
Lherm8.6 km (14 min)
Saint-Médard8.9 km (11 min)
Grézels9.8 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Ayurvedic massage in Les Bories
Well-being60 € to 170 € Bagat-en-Quercy (12.6 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (18.5 km)
Discover the Lot Valley
Culture and education25 € to 32 € Penne-d'Agenais (31 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (35 km)
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Sports sensations13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (38 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (12.5 km)
Village of Arcambal along the Lot
HikeEasy1h00Arcambal (23 km)
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie - Bouziès
Car itineraryEasy5h00Arcambal (23 km)
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (29 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (44 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals