Activities and leisure pursuits

Want to get moving, running, walking, swimming…?  The Quercy Blanc invites you to take part in all sorts of sporting or leisure activities. A lover of the countryside or history? Take your time to visit villages, searching out springs, stone shepherds’ huts or Romanesque chapels, discover the diversity of the landscapes, meeting up with artists...



Court de tennis à Saint Cyprien

Tennis court. Free access.

Tour de Montcuq
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Classified as a "Historic Monument" in 1904, work was done on the keep on several occasions during the 20th C. In 2009, the municipality of Montcuq, with the help of the State, the Lot General Council and the Regional Council, undertook renovation works to the interior : reconstruction of the vault in the first room, putting in intermediate floors... Now, visitors can see the 4 rooms, the vaults, fireplaces and latrines... and from the top of the tower, enjoy the superb view over the village, and the surrounding valleys and plateaux. There are three exhibitions on view here : a permanent one relating to the village in the Middle Ages, one on the heritage of the Lot and one about Nino Ferrer.

Cap Nature Parc de Loisirs

Looking for things to do ? Planning your holidays ? Cap Nature Leisure Park, just 5 minutes from Cahors, in Pradines, can offer : Acrobatic Circuits in the Trees, for 2 yr. olds and over, for all abilities. NEW for 2015 : NIGHTTIME acrobatic circuits : thrills guaranteed : on reservation only. Paintball for 12 yr. olds and over, led by a monitor. Hire of Canoes and Kayaks. Orienteering course. Take some time out to relax : there's a shady terrace, fast food… you can picnic if you wish. Cap Nature also runs special events (Easter Egg Hunt, birthday events for your children and their friends). NEW FOR 2016 : Laser Game and Bubble Football.

Mémorail - Quercy vapeur

A place to relax and enjoy with your family. Rides on a miniature train for children and adults alike, models, railway memorabilia.

Les Croisières de Saint Cirq Lapopie
Croisière sur le Lot à bord du

On authentic wooden gabares, set off to see a towpath hewn out of the base of a cliff, a manually-operated lock which the boatman will operate as you watch, and of course the clifftop village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, of which you get an unrivalled view from the river. Choose from the "Croisière des 7 Merveilles" (return trip with commentary, 1hr 20 mins), the "Croisière Rando" (one-way boat trip, 1hr 10 mins, return on foot by the towpath, 1hr 30 mins) and the "Croisière Pirate" (return trip, 55 mins with activities, treasure, costumes, etc.).

Kalapca Loisirs

Located at the confluence of the Lot and Célé 5 km from St. Cirq Lapopie, the Bureau des Sports Nature is a grouping of organisations and professionals involved in outdoor activities. Canoeing, MBK, caving, rambling, climbing and canyoning are activities which enable all kinds of people to explore our region in a very different way. Some of these sports, usually accompanied by qualified professionals, can be offered as unaccompanied activities.

Les Crins du Col

In a 35 hectare rural property, this equestrian centre offers nature treks on pony’s, on horseback, or with a donkey to carry your load for an hour, a half day or a full day. From September riding lessons are available in the schooling yard for all levels and all ages. Boarding for horses. Hosteling and furnished holiday accommodation is also available on site.

Court de Tennis à Saint-Matré

Tennis court. Cards et keys available to the café - restaurant in the village.

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