Why should you visit Saint Cirq Lapopie?
The monotonous life of the big city can be overwhelming and a source of discomfort. In order to add a little originality to your life, specialists offer a short stay abroad. Do you have trouble choosing your destination? We advise you to go to the very beautiful village of Saint Cirq Lapopie.
The tourist sites of Saint Cirq Lapopie
As soon as you arrive in the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie, you will dive directly into a medieval setting. Moreover, the majority of the houses on the site were built between the 12th and 15th centuries. You should also know that this small village is home to 5 historical monuments of great renown.
- The Pech Merle cave: c t is a place existing since prehistoric times located 5.1 kilometers from the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie. The specificity of the site is based on the fabulous paintings that retrace the life of man more than 20,000 years ago. Each year, the site welcomes more than 5,000 visitors from all over the world.
- The Château de Cénevières: it is a prestigious building dating from the Renaissance. Furnished and inhabited by the main founders of the village, it gives a marvelous view of the surrounding rivers. Also note that this building highlights a unique and breathtaking architecture. Moreover, the frescoes that adorn the entrance will immerse you in a timeless universe.
Saint Cirq Lapopie: activities not to be missed
Although the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie is rich in tourist sites, you can also indulge in several activities.
Note that these places are full of sports and leisure activities such as fishing , canoeing, climbing, caving, horseback riding, swimming and many others.
Presentation of the village
Saint Cirq Lapopie is a small peaceful village located east of Cahors (about 30 kilometers), that is to say on the outskirts of the prestigious regional natural park of the Causses du Quercy.
Since 2012, the medieval village has been appreciated by tourists.
Rich in history and tourist sites, it is the idyllic destination for a stay near camping Bretenoux in the Lot outside the big city.