Located below Mont Saint-Cyr on a rocky peninsula surrounded by the Lot River, one hours drive from Toulouse, the small town of Cahors is famous for its lively Saturday morning market, which takes place in the Place Chapou in front of the 12th-century cathedral of St. Etienne. It is also noted for the wine produced locally. Cahors is divided into the new city and the old city by the boulevard Gambetta, lined by cafes and shops. Points of interest include the towns Roman and medieval ruins as well as its most popular attraction, the medieval Pont Valentre. Spanning the Lot River, it is considered to be Frances finest fortified bridge.
Tourist OfficePlace Francois Mitterrand46000 CahorsPhone: 33 5 65 53 20 65Fax: 33 5 65 53 20 74