Vayrac

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownVayrac
Insee code46330
Postcode46110
Latitude44.9527810
Longitude1.7029390
AltitudeFrom 110 to 312 meters
Surface16.33 km²
Population1327 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townCahors (at 89 km, 72 min)Saint-Michel-de-Bannières at 2.8 km
DepartmentLotBétaille at 2.8 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Head of Canton, Vayrac nearly 1350 inhabitants, who call Vayracoises and Vayracois.

Vayrac has the Gallic oppidum of Puy d' Issolud which beheld the battle of Uxellodunum in 51 BC

Julius Caesar himself came here to defeat a few thousand rebel 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 Lotoise part of the valley of the Dordogne, ranked Great Sites of Midi -Pyrénées and World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.


SIGHTSEEING

The church of the 15th (MH).

Dordogne, one of the most beautiful rivers in France.

The hiking trails that take you along the banks of the Dordogne up on the plateau.

The Recreation Area Granges, built on the right bank of the Dordogne, which offers playgrounds for children, petanque courts, a fitness trail, a mountain bike trail, a wildlife and nature trail, picnic areas nic...

Detailed information
Leisure centresMunicipal Museum of Vayrac

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Market every Thursday and Saturday morning, and traditional fairs 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

Thursday during the summer in July and August (dinner music on the Square ).

Flea - garage sale on the last Saturday of July throughout the village center.

Loop nature of the summer, in August, running on roads and paths with good elevation gain !

The Christmas market, the first weekend of December.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Within 30 km : Carennac Curemonte, Collonges -la- Rouge, Padirac, Loubressac, Autoire and waterfall, castle of Castelnau -Bretenoux (fortress), Castle of Montal ( Renaissance jewel ), Saint- Cere towers of St. Lawrence caves Almost, Martel, Rocamadour, Brive -la- Gaillarde.

Hobbies: canoeing, fishing, hiking and cycling tours, tennis, bocce, volleyball, caving, climbing, paragliding...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
See reptiles at a vivariumEntertainment9 €Martel (7.3 km)
Discovery black truffles and saffronLocal flavours10 €Loubressac (13.2 km)
Donkey hike in the Quercy plateausNature and the outdoorsFrom 30 € to 50 €Loubressac (13.2 km)
Walk or hike with donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 45 €Ligneyrac (13.6 km)
18-hole golf course in the Dordogne ValleySports sensations37 €Lachapelle-Auzac (19.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Canoes on the DordogneCanoes on the Dordogne
 
The beach, the Dordogne, the village of MezelsThe beach, the Dordogne, the village of Mezels
Playground under snowPlayground under snow
 
Water Plan Vayrac the morningWater Plan Vayrac the morning
The beach and the village of MezelsThe beach and the village of Mezels
 
The Dordogne and MezelsThe Dordogne and Mezels
The DordogneThe Dordogne
 
Market nocturneMarket nocturne

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WEATHER

Tuesday 16 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 17 September
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Min. 20°C - Max. 25°C
Thursday 18 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL' Hostellerie du Relais Sainte Anne  
10
Martel
We offer a fresh and innovative kitchen and we serve every day a new menu from the maket.
Located 7.7 km from VayracFrom 20 € to 25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Vieille Auberge  
8.6
Souillac
La Vieille Auberge, hotel - Gourmet restaurant welcomes you in a quiet area of ​​Souillac, bordering the Borrèze. We also offer gourmet menus Junior 14 euros to 35 euros Vegetarian...
Located 19 km from Vayrac37 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Lion d'Or  
6.3
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Gramat
Marc Prunière warmly welcomes you to its restaurant Le Lion d'Or. Enjoy the refined and impeccable service that awaits you. Come and enjoy the local specialties such as foie gras au...
Located 19.3 km from Vayrac41 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe negadou  
Vayrac
At the heart of the Dordogne Valley, 20 km from the main tourist sites, 200 m from the Dordogne River and 500 m from a fishing pond on 11ha, family room with separate entrance., Classified...
Located in Vayrac50 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Petite Vigne    
9.2
Carennac
A beautiful house in a beautiful village near the Dordogne. 3 bedrooms each with private shower and toilet, lounge, garden and small pool.
Located 4.7 km from Vayrac65 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'hotes de st-julien    
9.8
Les Quatre-Routes-du-Lot
It is the crossroads of northern lot, bass Corrèze and Dordogne, the cottages of St-Julien welcome you in our house of the 17th century, with garden, terraces, very beautiful view of...
Located 6.6 km from VayracFrom 48 € to 68 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsChâteau de termes, gites & chambres
Saint-Denis-lès-Martel
10 mn from Rocamadour & Padirac, we are delighted to welcome you for your holidays in the heart of the valley of the Dordogne. Within a 15 minutes radius you can visit the medieval...
Located 3.2 km from VayracFrom 359 € to 899 € per week 
House for 6 personsHameau les Combelles, gîte 'Grange' 4/6
Martel
5 lodgings from 2 to 8 people, maximum capacity 25 people, heated and enclosed swimming pool; 1 acres park in 11 acres of property, Dordogne valley, 1000 m from the medieval village...
Located 6.7 km from VayracFrom 390 € to 1090 € per week 
House for 4 personsMaison à Puybrun 46130 près Rocamadour
Puybrun
Our cottage is situated in the valley of the Lot Dordogne 2 steps from the river in the charming village of Puybrun, ideal for hiking, canoeing, swimming, fishing and sightseeing attractions...
Located 7.6 km from VayracFrom 350 € to 490 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 5 haCamping les Granges    
8.6
Vayrac
Camping along the Dordogne river, shaded park of 5 ha, 150 camping places including 34 mobile homes. Located in the heart of attractions, 20 minutes of Rocamadour, the groots of Padirac,...
Located in VayracFrom 13.40 € to 16.50 € per day 
39 places over 2,5 haCamping *** Les Chalets sur la Dordogne    
8.4
Girac
Warm, friendly and small, easy access to the heart of the Dordogne Valley with all amenities nearby. Chalets and mobile homes to hire, large shady sites for campers, snack bar restaurant...
Located 8.7 km from VayracFrom 13.50 € to 17 € per day 
45 places over 1 haCamping le Pigeonnier    
9.8
Miers
Quiet family camping located in the Parc Naturel Régional des Causses of Quercy between Rocamadour (2nd site in France), and the gulf of Padirac in the heart of the Circuit des Merveilles....
Located 11.3 km from VayracFrom 13.50 € to 17.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Fenelon - Hotel in VayracLe Fenelon     
8
Carennac
Set in the heart of the Dordogne Valley, this hotel is located in the medieval village of Carennac. You can relax by the outdoor swimming pool or visit the town’s historic abbey. It...
Located 4.6 km from VayracRoom from 49 €
Auberge des 7 Tours - Hotel in VayracAuberge des 7 Tours    
8.4
Martel
Located in Martel Medieval Village, 12 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde, Auberge des 7 tours offers a regional restaurant, a bar and a furnished terrace. It also features a large garden and...
Located 7.6 km from VayracRoom from 64 €
Les Falaises Gluges - Hotel in VayracLes Falaises Gluges     
7.9
Martel
Located in Gluges, a village situated along the banks of the River Dordogne, this hotel offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant with a terrace. Saint-Denis-près-Martel...
Located 7.6 km from VayracRoom from 62 €

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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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