Where to stay around Lot?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,933 holiday lettings near Lot. From 1,211 Houses to 266 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lot for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lot?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lot. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gourdon: 948 holiday homes
  • Martel: 523 holiday homes
  • Cahors: 445 holiday homes
  • Prayssac: 572 holiday homes
  • Saint-Cirq-Lapopie: 352 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lot! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lot?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lot with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Gourdon: 948 holiday lettings
  • Martel: 523 holiday lettings
  • Cahors: 445 holiday lettings
  • Prayssac: 572 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Cirq-Lapopie: 352 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Lot?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Lot are:

  • Cahors (ZAO-Lalbenque): 813 self catering accommodations
  • Sarlat-la-Caneda (XSL-Aerodrome de Sarlat): 2,554 self catering accommodations
  • La Roche Airport (BVE): 970 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lot?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lot. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Souillac Golf and Country Club: 2,263 holiday rentals
  • Quercyland: 2,258 holiday rentals
  • Cahors Cathedral: 971 holiday rentals
  • Camping Les Chalets sur la Dordogne: 883 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux: 866 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lot listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental chateau or gite in Lot, France your home away from home

The department of Lot in France’s Midi-Pyrenees, is a rural department famed for its magnificent local produce and natural landscape. Offering excellent local food, stunning scenery and a range of outdoor activities, a holiday rental gite in Lot provides a great holiday retreat at any time of the year.

Things to do in Lot, France

Canoeing and kayaking holidays taking advantage of the self catering Lot chateaux and gites are best located on the banks of the Dordogne and Cele Rivers, whilst the River Lot is the base for a vast array of boat trips which allow you to discover the villages and sights of the department from an alternative point of view. Fishing is also highly popular in Lot, and the huge abundance of fine scenery makes it ideal for walking and cycling holidays.

The rich medieval heritage and ancient painted caves of Grotte de Peche-Merle make Lot a dream location for historians and those with an interest in the development of south west France. Nowhere have I found a natural site as intriguing as Gouffre de Padirac; a collapsed cave which has formed an enormous crater.

Places to holiday in Lot, France

For food connoisseurs, Cahors is an essential place to visit from any holiday cottage in Lot. The finest truffles are found here, and the Saturday market is the best place to stock the shelves in a self catering Lot holiday rental. Boat tours from Cahors are the ideal way to explore and soak in the stunning scenery of Lot.

Figeac is one of the larger towns in Lot, providing a range of shops, restaurants and services to cater for anyone staying in a self catering Lot chateau or gite. It is a historians dream, and birthplace to Jean Francois Champollion, the man who cracked the Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Meanwhile, Rocamadour is essential viewing from a Lot cottage simply due to its spectacular location and architecture. Dating back to the 10th Century and built into the shear cliff face. It is hard to describe the shear beauty of Rocamadour, and it simply needs to be discovered in person!

Weather in Lot, France

Summer temperatures average at a very comfortable 267deg;C in June and July, which is ideal for messing around on the rivers or walking in the countryside. Winters are remarkably warm, averaging 9°C throughout the coldest months.

Flights to Lot, France

The closest airport to a holiday rental in Lot, Toulouse (TLS), receives many flights from the UK, from Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX) and the East Midlands. Cheap flights to Lot have made holidays here very popular, and no longer just a stop on the way through to the beaches of Spain.