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Cahors

Department:Lot
Region:Midi-Pyrenees
Number of Listed Historic Monuments:120
Cahors's Tourist Office

tourist sitesTourist Sites (in and around the city)

Autoire Cahors tourist site Capdenac-le-Haut Cahors tourist site Cardaillac Cahors tourist site Carennac Cahors tourist site Chasm of Padirac Cahors tourist site Loubressac Cahors tourist site Cahors Old Town Cahors tourist site ...

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Cahorsthings to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

"Festival Cahors Juin Jardins" Cahors activities "Lot of Saveurs" Gastronomical Festival Cahors activities "Saint-Cirq Lapopie" Lot river cruise Cahors activities Hot Air Balloon Festival Cahors activities Cheese Festival of Rocamadour Cahors activities Conques - Music Festival "LES RENCONTRES MUSICALES DE CONQUES" Cahors activities Explorers' night at "Gouffre de Padirac" Cahors activities Hot Air Balloons Festival Cahors activities Lagrézette Winery Cahors activities Lauzerte Medieval Festival Cahors activities Lot River Cruises Cahors activities Medieval Festival of Gourdon Cahors activities Quercy Region Wine Festival Cahors activities Saffron festival Cahors activities St Cirq Lapopie Medieval Festival Cahors activities Truffle Day in Lalbenque Cahors activities Truffle Festival Cahors activities Valentré Bridge Nightly Illumination Show Cahors activities ...

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Cahors short historyCahors's Short History

Cahors is situated in the Lot department of France. The inhabitants, a little over 20 thousands, are called Cadurciens et les Cadurciennes. Cahors has 120 building listed as historical monuments.
In antiquity Cahors was the Gaul settlement Divona, named this way in the honor of the Celtic water goddess Divona. What is now the Chartreux fountain was a sacred place where the locals were paying their respects to this divinity.
During the roman occupation of the region, Divona settlement became the town of Divona Cadurcorum, a prosperous city due to its wine and linen commerce as well as its crop growing...

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Cahors weather patternCahors Weather Pattern

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