The people of Vayrac call Vayracoises and Vayracois.
Vayrac has the Gallic oppidum of Puy Issolud, where took place the battle of Uxellodunum in 51 BC
Julius Caesar himself came here to defeat a few thousand rebels Gauls post Alesia (see the museum on the town hall square).
During World War II, a number of works from the Louvre Museum were hidden in a barn and a house to Vayrac.
Vayrac is in the Lotoise part of the Dordogne Valley, classified Great Site of Midi -Pyrénées and World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.