La Clef des Vignes

The Cahors Vineyards

Parnac is situated in the heart of the oldest vineyards in France. The Vignoble de Cahors is renowned worldwide for its history and for its fine wines. Malbec is the main grape variety and is in fact the essential grape variety of AOC Cahors. Château La Caminade in Parnac Luzech[…]


A town offering plenty of surprises: palaces by the dozen! From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance period, discover the ornately-decorated private houses as you stroll around the streets of Figeac. And there are plenty of them! It will be love at first sight at the Place Champillion which is[…]


Cahors is the largest town in the region and is the historic capital of Quercy. Lying in a meander of the river, surrounded by rugged cliffs and the arid heights of the limestone plateau, the city boasts some fantastic heritage notably from the Antiquity and Middle Ages (historic centre with[…]


In the heart of Haut-Quercy, the village of Rocamadour clings on to a 150 metre high cliff overlooking the Alzou valley. Rocamadour, known as the « citadelle de la Foi » (citadel of faith) is also a popular tourist attraction and one of the most visited in France with over[…]


A paradise for artists! This medieval village overlooks the Lot and is classed a “favourite village” by the French. The village is situated 18 miles to the east of Cahors in the heart of the Natural Regional Parc of the Causses du Quercy. Craftsmen and artists opened their workshops for[…]

The Gouffre of Padirac

Padirac is the most frequently visited underground tourism facility in France and the most famous in Europe.  It is considered to be one of the most fascinating geological sites.  After descending 103 m you will discover this beautiful site carved by nature over millions of years. Visit the official website[…]

Pech Merle Prehistoric cave and Museum

Open to the public since 1926 and listed a « historic monument ». Discover the prehistoric paintings and engravings over 20 000 years old. For more information, please visit the website