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Puy-l'Évêque

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot

Puy-l'Évêque - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot
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Puy-l'Évêque is built on an isthmus of the narrowest crossing of the plateau by the Lot, in a region where the terrain mellows, forecasting the Agen.

Website registered Puy-l'Évêque lies on the borders of Quercy and Périgord, not far from Gascony.

Puy-l'Évêque invites you to discover the remains of its ancient and rich history. Behind the tower of the 13th century, the last remnant of the Episcopal Palace, the city floor superb medieval houses of ocher to the dock where there was an active port, nearby neighborhoods craft (marked route, guided tours).

At the heart of the vineyard of the Appellation of Origin "Cahors", Puy-l'Évêque home to large estates and castles. The main variety is Auxerrois is he who gives it its color. Rich in tannins and bouquet, this "strong drink and tasty" by Clément Marot, has attracted the tsars and throughout Europe.

Cahors wine marries well with the local gastronomy: foie gras, wild mushrooms, duck breast, walnut cake, truffles ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityPuy-l'Évêque
Postcode46700
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Latitude44.5039140 (N 44° 30’ 14”)
Longitude1.1368080 (E 1° 8’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 80m to 284m
Surface area26.38 km²
Population2096 inhabitants
Density79 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCahors (33 km, 36 min)
Insee code46231
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble
DepartmentLot
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Pescadoires3.6 km (7 min)
Prayssac4.9 km (7 min)
Lagardelle5.1 km (10 min)
Vire-sur-Lot5.1 km (9 min)
Grézels5.2 km (9 min)
Duravel6.1 km (7 min)
Touzac7.9 km (11 min)
Castelfranc8 km (11 min)
Montcabrier8.1 km (13 min)
Floressas8.6 km (14 min)
Cassagnes8.6 km (16 min)
Anglars-Juillac9 km (13 min)
Pomarède9.6 km (15 min)
Lacapelle-Cabanac9.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Photos

View Puy-l'Évêque the other side of the Lot (© S. Creteur)
View Puy-l'Évêque the other side of the Lot (© S. Creteur)
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View of the City Hall Lot (© S. Creteur)
View of the City Hall Lot (© S. Creteur)
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The House of the old washhouse and porch (© S. Creteur)
The House of the old washhouse and porch (© S. Creteur)
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Weather

Friday 27 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 28 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
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Sunday 29 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (11.8 km)
Ayurvedic massage in Les Bories
Well-being60 € to 170 € Bagat-en-Quercy (13.8 km)
Discover the Lot Valley
Culture and education25 € to 32 € Penne-d'Agenais (25 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (32 km)
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (6.4 km)
Village of Arcambal along the Lot
HikeEasy1h00Arcambal (30 km)
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie - Bouziès
Car itineraryEasy5h00Arcambal (30 km)
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (32 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (39 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels