Rocamadour

Second most touristy place in France (15 minutes / 12 kms).

The unavoidable village of Rocamadour is an old medieval city and a pilgrimage site of the Lot .

  

Located in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Causses du Quercy , in an exceptional natural environment where rocky chat and green valleys, gorges, springs and emerald green resurgences, wood of small oaks and dolmens , or old mills and small bridges.

  

This religious city is installed on a vertiginous cliff 150 meters high, overlooking the Valley Alzou .

  

Once the 216 stairs of the pilgrims climb, the Basilica of Saint Savior and its Romanesque-Gothic architecture and the Crypt Saint-Amadour (both UNESCO World Heritage Sites) are available to you. The Notre-Dame Chapel , one of the seven other chapels built at the top of the rock, is home to its jewel, the Black Virgin venerated for over a millennium.

  

Discover this sacred city on the Santiago de Compostela Way .

  

Stroll through its narrow streets with its many shops and let yourself be captivated by its history and panoramas!

  

Beyond its medieval city, Rocamadour offers several tours and shows for the whole family:

The Rock of Eagles



The Rock of Eagles

You can admire more than sixty species and 400 different birds when visiting the falconry.

The two bird shows in flight, one of raptors and the other of parrots, will delight young and old.

In addition, this ornithological park presents endangered species and ensures their protection and reproduction.

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The Monkey Forest



The Monkey Forest

Stroll among the monkeys in freedom on a course of 1.3 km for about 1h30 of visit. And discover the field of the macaques of Barbarie that evolve in conditions close to wild life.

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The house of the Bees



The house of the Bees

A fun visit to this living museum about the world of bees and beekeeping in the Causses du Quercy and Rocamadour region.   

Discover the intense life of honey bees through several media: giant screens, guided tours, live apiary and fun games.   

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Borie d’Imbert



Borie d’Imbert

Go discover all the skills of the cheese makers and wander the path of discovery of the heritage of Causses du Quercy or enjoy/buy local products of Lot.

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Medieval Equestrial Show of Durandal



Medieval Equestrial Show of Durandal

Durandal presents three shows during the summer that combine:   

Equestrian stunts, fighting matches, picturesque characters, offbeat humor and great complicity and closeness between spectators and artists.   

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