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 ...