There is a lot to see and do in our region. We have already listed a few things here, but in each gite you will of course find a handy folder with which you can easily plan a day trip. During your stay we will of course be happy to help you on your way.
Beautiful old villages a stone's throw from Gaury:
- Domme en la Roque Gageac, two of France's most beautiful villages
- The old center of Gourdon and Cahors (the capital of the Lot)
- Rocamadour: the second largest pilgrimage site in France after Lourdes
- The beautiful city of Sarlat
The Dordogne and Lot rivers:
- Great to explore by kayak, but you can also take a boat to admire the beautiful banks with its old villages and castles
- You can also swim in certain places
For the active ones among us:
- Horse riding: there are two riding stables in Dégagnac where day trips are also organized.
- It is a true cycling paradise for both professionals and amateurs. In Gourdon they rent bicycles, we have child seats to place on them. We also provide you with varied cycling routes.
- Walking along nice paths is a must because the pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostela also passes here
- You can also play golf in the area (ask for our golf bags with clubs)
- Fun with or without children: Grottes du Pech Merle (with prehistoric drawings), Grottes de Cougnac (with one of the most beautiful ceilings in France), Grottes de Lacave (with a train), Gouffre de Padirac (with a boat), ...
- Parc Animalier De Gramat: 40 hectares with 150 different types of animals including wolves, bears, bison, ...
- Reptiland: the largest collection of reptiles in France
- Insectopia: an educational and interactive adventure in the world of insects
- La maison des Abeilles: everything about the life of bees and beekeepers
- Forêt des Singes: 20 hectares where about 130 monkeys live in complete freedom and make direct contact with the public.
- Rocher des Aigles: an impressive show with vultures, condors, eagles, falcons, owls, macaws and cockatoos, a stone's throw from Rocamadour.
Further in brief:
- Several museums
- Typical cozy local markets
- Ancient, mysterious castles
- Wine tasting at the wine estates and castles in the area
- Delicious dining, because the region is known for its foie gras, truffles, cahors wine, nuts, mushrooms, ...
- Tourist train ride through the Dordogne valley, on an old railway track that was completely cut into the rock
- Annual festivals and events close by