Cahors

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Overview

Cahors, a foretaste of the south of France Cahors is a little city located in southwestern France. It is the main town of the department of Lot et Garonne. Cahors is an unique example of remaining vestiges of the different periods of its history. It is labelled "ville d’art et (...)

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Getting there You can get to Cahors from Vierzon, Limoges and Narbonne. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 05:10 € 48
From Toulouse 01:08 € 15
From Carcassonne 02:06 € 25
From Vierzon 04:02 € 56
From Limoges 02:04 € 21
From Narbonne 02:37 € 32
From Castelnaudary 01:46 € 22
From Montauban 00:39 € 10
From Gourdon 00:25 € 9
From Souillac 00:40 € 10
From Brive 00:59 € 13
From Les Aubrais Orleans 04:16 € 40


Getting around From Cahors, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Gourdon 00:28 € 9
To Souillac 00:44 € 10
To Montauban 00:55 € 10
To Brive 01:11 € 13
To Castelnaudary 01:42 € 28
To Toulouse 03:35 € 15
To Limoges 04:38 € 21
To Carcassonne 04:43 € 20
To Narbonne 05:16 € 25
To Vierzon 06:31 € 43
To Paris 10:52 € 15

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Cahors, a foretaste of the south of France

Cahors is a little city located in southwestern France. It is the main town of the department of Lot et Garonne. Cahors is an unique example of remaining vestiges of the different periods of its history. It is labelled "ville d’art et d’histoire".

Cahors offers the visitors many typical and attractive activities. Over its rich gastronomy, the medieval city of Cahors fills the visitor with the magnificence and the number of ancient monuments.

The most famous is the Valentré Bridge, which is the best preserved fortified bridge in Europe. It has been listed to the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The other UNESCO listed monument in Cahors is the romanesque Saint Etienne’s cathedral. Its amazing architecture with domes was the first example in Europe when it was built during the 11th and 12th centuries.

Cahors also presents many museums such as the Resistance museum , the iron museum or the Henri-Martin museum.

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  • "CAHORS - PARIS AUSTERLITZ"    
    Extremely comfortable trip. Comfortable seating. Very quiet. good service and good clean amenities. Larger baggage areas in each compartment would be great  
  • "Trains"    
    despite having seats allocated, the same seats were already occupied by people who also had been allocated same seats. There is not enough room for luggage and most train stations in France do not have lifts or ramps so luggage is a real problem especially if you have not packed light  
  • "Comfortable ride"    
    My husband and I bought first class tickets because they were on sale. Initially there was a group of people who were not supposed to be in the first class cabins and they were talking loudly. When the inspector came, they had to go to their "rightful" seats and there was quiet. Everything was good except that on the end leg, there was no water in one of the toilet cubicles.