Where to stay around Cahors?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 393 holiday lettings near Cahors. From 245 houses to 63 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cahors for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cahors?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cahors. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cahors Cathedral: 875 holiday lettings
  • Pont Valentre: 886 holiday lettings
  • Place Jean-Jacques Chapou: 875 holiday lettings
  • Cahors Station: 879 holiday lettings
  • Cahors Terre Rouge Station: 888 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cahors listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Cahors?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 245 houses in Cahors. Our other popular types of Cahors holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cahors?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 224 holiday homes with pool available in Cahors. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Cahors, France, Your Home Away From Home

    The French town of Cahors is the capital of the Lot department, which lies to the south-west of the country. The town enjoys a scenic setting, surrounded in three directions by water, due to its location on a sharp bend in the course of the Lot River. The picturesque surroundings, along with the town’s wealth of historical attractions and landmarks, make it a popular holiday destination amongst local and international tourists alike. To cater for its steady influx of visitors, there is a choice of accommodation suited to self catering holiday rental in and around the town. Holidays in Cahors can be enjoyed in a spacious apartment or townhouse, or in a more traditional and rustic French cottage, or gite.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Cahors, France

    Visitors who have chosen to spend their holidays in Cahors and who have a love of the ‘great outdoors’ will be pleased to discover that the surrounding rolling countryside is well suited to such pursuits as walking, hiking, cycling and horseback riding. The more rugged landscape of the nearby foothills of the Massif Central mountain range is more suited to mountaineering, rock-climbing, abseiling and spelunking. The less energetic tourists may be interested to discover that the town is surrounded by vineyards, where the grapes for the famous AOC ‘black’ wine are grown. Many of these vineyards are open to the public, allowing visitors the opportunity to taste from source, before stocking-up their wine rack back home.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Cahors, France

    The long and interesting history of the town of Cahors is reflected in its numerous impressive landmarks and buildings. Particular draws for tourists spending their holidays in Cahors are the 14th century Valentre Bridge, the town’s most recognisable landmark, Sainte Etienne Cathedral and The Tower of Pope John XXII. The remains of an oval Roman Amphitheatre and Arc de Diane, the relic of ancient Roman baths, make for an interesting visit. Outside of Cahors, the nearby medieval town of Figeac, which was the birthplace of the translator Champollion, is also well worth a visit.

    Weather in Cahors, France

    Travellers spending their holidays in Cahors will find that the climate in this region of France is very much determined by its elevations. Summer temperatures in Cahors average in the high-twenties degrees Celsius, whilst in winter the temperatures can fluctuate greatly and can often drop below freezing. The region receives an average annual rainfall of around 26 inches.

    Travel to Cahors, France

    Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Cahors will discover that Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS) is the nearest international airport. There are a number of airlines operating regular flights to this busy airport, to include British Airways, Air France and Flybe. These flights depart from several regional airports, to include London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle (NCL) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).

    Activities and attractions in and around Cahors

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cahors a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Chateau Saint-Sernin (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
    • Musee Cuzals (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Chateau Lacapelle Cabanac (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)