Puy-l'Évêque

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TownPuy-l'Évêque
Insee code46231
Postcode46700
Latitude44.5039140
Longitude1.1368080
AltitudeFrom 80 to 284 meters
Surface26.38 km²
Population2096 inhabitants
Density79 inhabitants/km²

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National labelsPescadoires at 1.6 km
Chief townCahors (at 33 km, 36 min)Lagardelle at 2.9 km
DepartmentLotGrézels at 3.4 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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 ...


SIGHTSEEING

  • Free visit following the marked route to the city tour and a tour in the summer, every Wednesday at 10am. For groups, tour all year by reservation.
  • Visit of the church of Saint Sauveur Puy-l'Évêque, portal historic monument (MH). Its construction began in the 13th century and covers the period until the 19th century (see: the windows of Louis Victor Gesta, Calvary Cross (MH) in the cemetery).
  • Hobbies: Swimming, beach, water sports, tennis, skate park, mini golf, mountain biking, climbing, karting, horse riding, fitness trail, hiking.
  • Art: Workshop, Contemporary Art Gallery.
Detailed information
Information pointsInter-communal Tourist Office of the Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Traditional market every Tuesday morning in the Place de la Mairie.
  • The celebrations that punctuate the year:
  • Antiques Show in January.
  • Arts and Crafts Fair: in April.
  • River Festival and the Vineyard: May.
  • Festival of the ordinary: in July.
  • Fair Flea Market: July.
  • Local festival of Puy-l'Évêque for 5 days in August: Free balls, carnival, Grand Prix Cycliste especially the symphonic fairy pyro-burning of the city.
  • And other events throughout the year ...

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Courbenac (1.5 km): charming 17th century church built on the lot and seemed to be dedicated to fishermen and boatmen.
  • The amateur of paintings will not fail to visit Martignac (2 km from the center) where a Romanesque church from the 13th century (MH). In the late 15th century, the nave was decorated with a series of murals exceptionally rich and full.
  • A remarkable site near Touzac Puy-l'Évêque: Source Bleue known for his mill in the Middle Ages and the residence of actress Marguerite Moreno, a friend of Colette.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hireNature and the outdoorsFrom 5 € to 30 €Montayral (11.8 km)
Visit a saddleryCraftFreeSaint-Vincent-Rive-d'Olt (13.5 km)
Ayurvedic massage in Les BoriesWellbeingFrom 60 € to 170 €Bagat-en-Quercy (13.8 km)
Eco-museum at a farmCulture and educationFreeTournon-d'Agenais (18.5 km)
Discover the Lot ValleyCulture and educationFrom 25 € to 29 €Penne-d'Agenais (25 km)

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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)
 
View of the City Hall Lot (© S. Creteur)View of the City Hall Lot (© S. Creteur)
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

Saturday 2 August
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Min. 14°C - Max. 18°C
Sunday 3 August
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Monday 4 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Récréation  
9.4
Les Arques
Childhood memories - A trip into a local school of the interwar restaurant transformed into shock, anyone? In the small village of Arques, restaurant La Récréation the courtyard terrace...
Located 14.2 km from Puy-l'Évêque30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Buissière - Centre Bien-être hilarion    
10
Duravel
At Buissière you can relax covered pleinement. Piscine 12x7. On-site Ayurvedic massages and energy for the greater good of the body and mind sitting. Stay attached: 1% of revenues donated...
Located 4.5 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 
Villa with 5 bedroomsCoulou    
9.9
Grézels
Welcome to Coulou. In this old winemakers house with all amenities and authenticity, you will appreciate the tranquility and beauty of the landscape of the Causses du Quercy. The 20...
Located 5.3 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 65 € to 100 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsAtelier de la Rose    
9.8
Montcabrier
The property is situated on the square of a charming, little bastide village in the Lot, near the Dordogne. The terrace, where breakfast and dinner can be served, has beautiful panoramic...
Located 6.6 km from Puy-l'Évêque55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Manor house for 4 personsGîtes de charme dans la vallée du Lot  
9.9
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Puy-l'Évêque
The field of Cardou is located on the borders of Quercy and Perigord on a hill in the middle of a circle of wood 2 km from Puy l'Eveque. A fine example of Quercy style, It has 3 charming...
Located in Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 700 € to 1300 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa Bouyssette, gite avec piscine  
9.6
Prayssac
Lodging independent to 25 m of the owner, with private terrace. Naturel ground 3 ha, very calm. With swimming pool, animalparc and field for jeu de boules/badminton. Organization of...
Located 2.4 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 325 € to 775 € per week 
Ground floor for 8 personsMerilhac
Puy-l'Évêque
Apartment of 90m², in the owner's house, with a terrace of 100m² with 2 bedrooms with double bed 140,1 children's bedroom with 2 bunk beds, 1 living room with ClicClac, 1 kitchen with...
Located in Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 420 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 5 haValenthèze auberge, camping   
8.7
Montcabrier
Our campsite is situated in a picturesque valley bisected by the small river Thèze. We offer 25 individual sites, each with an area of ​​200m², luxury tents for rent and cottages. Enjoy...
Located 6.9 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 17 € to 21 € per day 
60 places over 2 haLes catalpas    
9.1
Fumel
Located in the heart of South West between Périgord and Gascony and the first orchard in France, Positioned at the crossroads of 3 departments (Lot, Lot et Garonne and Dordogne) our...
Located 11.8 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 15 € to 19 € per day 
136 places over 4 haCamping Campéole Les Reflets du Quercy    
8.9
Crayssac
4 star campsite, labeled 'quality camping', overlooking the Lot and close to the most beautiful vineyards AOC Cahors. Charming campsite famous for its family entertainment, together...
Located 14.6 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueFrom 11.40 € to 21.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Camping l'Evasion - Hotel in Puy-l'ÉvêqueCamping l'Evasion     
8.1
Puy-l'Évêque
A Lot campsite with cottages, Camping l'Evasion is located in Puy-l’Évêque. Set in a park with an outdoor swimming pool, a children’s playground and tennis courts, it offers free Wi-Fi...
Located in Puy-l'ÉvêqueRoom from 107 €
Hôtel Bellevue - Hotel in Puy-l'ÉvêqueHôtel Bellevue     
8
Chancelade
Located in the heart of Puy-l’Evêque and featuring a view of La Vallée du Lot, Hôtel Bellevue offers a gourmet-style restaurant, a terrace and a bar. All of the rooms have a view of...
Located 80 m from Puy-l'ÉvêqueRoom from 68 €
Claire Rive - Hotel in Puy-l'ÉvêqueClaire Rive     
7.5
Prayssac
Situated near the River Lot, only a short distance from central Prayssac, this modern residence offers well-equipped accommodation. Featuring a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool, it is...
Located 3.6 km from Puy-l'ÉvêqueRoom from 59 €

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Hôtel Les Gabarres
Set in the Midi-Pyrenees countryside, this hotel is located on the banks of the River Lot. It features an outdoor swimming pool and a shaded terrace in...
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Hôtel Le Saint Cirq
Hotel Saint-Cirq is located in the heart of the Causses du Quercy Natural Park in front of St. Cirq Lapopie. It offers a...
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