Unusual circuit in the Lot valley & Malbec vineyards!
Unusual circuit in the Lot valley and Cahors vineyards!
The Cahors wine route offers, in addition to visiting the Malbec vineyards, discover the rich heritage of the Lot valley and Quercy Blanc. Small unusual circuit int the Lot valley:
Holiday in a yurt on the wine route
After enjoying a hearty breakfast in your unusual accomodation, go for a circuit in mysterious lands! See the Lot meander from the viewpoint of Albas, cross the bridge of Albas and discover the village perched on a cliff overlooking the Lot. Proceed to Castelfranc, you’ll enter a small and delicate medieval city, just like the Lot heritage, with its market hall and its sensory garden.
Then head to Prayssac (market on Friday mornings), then Bélaye where you will discover another panorama of the valley!
The Lot heritage, small gems to discover
Continue along the Lot river, passing the castle of La Coste in Grézels, to reach the village of Puy L’Évêque, magnificent medieval center. A few kilometers north, discover the mural paintings of the church of Martignac, a masterpiece of simplicity! For those wishing to eat in their yurt, they can come back through the wine villages of Vire-sur-Lot, Lacapelle Cabanac, Floressas, Le Boulvé. Enjoy a bath in the indoor pool before heading to discover Quercy Blanc!
An atypical stay in Quercy Blanc
This atypical stay allows you to observe a geological change between the valley of the Lot and Quercy Blanc. Indeed it has the characteristic to soften the coombs spacing them slightly, allowing to observe beautiful mansions set on mounds looking like Tuscany. Leave your accomodation towards Bagat en Quercy, St Pantaleon to reach the medieval village of Montcuq (market on Sunday mornings). Continue your journey admiring Lastour castle in Sainte Croix, the 360 ° panorama of the tiny village Montlauzun, and Marcillac Roman church in Saint Laurent Lolmie.
After this very full day, returning to your accomodation will bevery appreciated. Relax on your private terrace and complete your evening around the pool table or a game of petanque in les Hauts d’Albas.