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City:Cahors

Lot River Cruises

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Several cruises are offered during the month of May, June, July, August and September starting from Cahors. The cruises allow the discovery of the city of Cahors from a different vue point and also of the Lot River valley.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.bateau-cahors.com
eyecandyAddress:Quai Valentré, Cahors
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Hot Air Balloon Festival

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The European Hot Air Balloons Meeting at Rocamadour is held the last weekend of September each year, since 1985.
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eyecandyWeb Site:rocamadouraerostat.fr
eyecandyAddress:Rocamadour
eyecandyPhone:06 80 63 32 30

"Saint-Cirq Lapopie" Lot river cruise

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A 1 hour and 15 min cruise on the Lot river from town of Bouziès to Saint Cirque Lapopie on Lot river.(One of the most beautiful river cruise in France!)
The town of Bouziès is located some 27km east of Cahors.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.lot-croisieres.com
eyecandyAddress:Le Port de Bouziès, 46330 Lot
eyecandyPhone:05 65 31 72 25

Lagrézette Winery

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Lagrézette is a Cahors emblematic wine. The domain spreads over more then 60ha with the main grape type being "le malbec".
The domain is open for tours and wine tasting every day from 10 :00 AM to 6 :00 PM including Sundays.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.chateau-lagrezette.com
eyecandyAddress:Château de Lagrézette, 46140 Caillac
eyecandyPhone:05 65 20 07 42