WELCOME TO THE GITES DE LA TOUR
3 STARS ***
TOUR DE FAURE ( close
by ST CIRQ LAPOPIE)
Email : email@example.com
Téléphone /Fax 33 (0)5 65 31 27 70
Both gites are situated in the hamlet of Tour de Faure on the hillside of
the Lot Valley with lovely views on the medieval village of St Cirq
Lapopie. The small road leading to this hamlet is a dead end, so it is
a very quiet and relaxing place even though it is within a reasonable walking
distance of the bakery, the grocery, the river Lot and the beautiful village of
St Cirq Lapopie.
These two typical stones houses are very different from each other dating back
to XVI century with thick walls, stone sink and unusual roof shapes. They also
have been awarded 3 stars for comfort and charm.
One thing is sure .... whenever you come, as long as you stay, you will
never lack of activities!
and Biking or horse riding on steep or flat roads in the forest or around
the countryside. Swimming, fishing, canoeing on the river Lot and Célé.
Also house boat hire and passengers boats on the river Lot.
prehistoric famous Grottes de Pech-Merle, Cènevières
castle, open air museum in Cuzals. Also the city of Cahors at 30 minutes
drive away and the famous Pont Valentré and Cathédral.
is also the famous Cahors vineyard, Figeac
with the Champollion museum is as well worth visiting.
you stop, enjoy the French cuisine in restaurants or
small auberges. Try duck liver and comfit, goat cheese, pasties (traditional
cake), in autumn fogies like Cépes and Girolles and in winter the famous
around, enjoy the typical local markets:
Limogne Cajarc, Concots, St Gery, Cabrerets or St Cirq Lapopie in
summer and in winter the national truffles market of Lalbenque.
main airport is
Toulouse over one hour drive away, but there is also Rodez, Brive,
Bergerac at the same distance.
Cahors (Paris Toulouse) and bus shuttle to Tour de Faure.
20 is about 20
minutes away if you decide to travel by car.