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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot

Puy-l'Évêque - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot

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

Tourism labels
Latitude44.5039140 (N 44° 30’ 14”)
Longitude1.1368080 (E 1° 8’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 80m to 284m
Surface area26.38 km²
Population2093 inhabitants
Density79 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCahors (33 km, 36 min)
Insee code46231
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée du Lot et du Vignoble
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées, Quercy

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)
Sérignac10.3 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities


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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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 21°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 24°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Stroll in barge in the valley of the lot
Entertainment7 € to 16 € Puy-l'Évêque
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)
Visit a truffle-grower and beekeeper
Local flavours6 € Tournon-d'Agenais (17.5 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Pays-de-Belvès (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (6.4 km)
From the Hauts d'Albas
HikeIntermediate3h45Albas (8.8 km)
Moulin de Mandassagne
HikeEasy2h20Saint-Martin-de-Villeréal (30 km)
Village of Arcambal along the Lot
HikeEasy1h00Arcambal (30 km)
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie - Bouziès
Car itineraryEasy5h00Arcambal (30 km)


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