Alvignac les Eaux, Château de Cantecor between Padirac and Rocamadour

Alvignac-les-Eaux

Located between Rocamadour and Padirac , in the natural area of Quercy, the village of Alvignac-les-Eaux is the perfect place to stay to discover the Dordogne valley . Indeed, within a 50 km surrounding, castles, caves, wildlife parks and picturesque villages will delight you with their authenticity.

Thermal town, Alvignac-les-Eaux is characterized by its shops, restaurants, its hot springs and its Casino , for games and shows.

Château de Cantecor near to Padirac

Cultural and sports activities

Then, go on to Padirac Chasm, just 8km away. A real journey to the center of the earth, Padirac is one of the most fascinating caves in Europe.

You can also visit "Lacave" caves or the prehistoric cave of Pech Merle , Prehistoric Dino Park or Animal Park in Gramat. Let yourself be seduced by the charming surrounding villages classed as the "most beautiful villages in France": Autoire, Carennac, Loubressac, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Collonges La Rouge. In Perigord, discover castles, prehistoric sites and the famous village of Sarlat .

For the more athletic: caving, canoeing outings or biking, swimming on the banks of the Dordogne will let you live a unique experience! Many excursions are also available to all walkers in the area, including from "Cantecor".

HOW TO GET HERE

By car

From Paris:

  • Take the A20 up to exit 54 towards Gramat
  • On the D840, follow Rocamadour,
  • Then take the D673 in the direction of Alvignac-les-Eaux.
  • Just before arriving in the village of Alvignac, turn left into the road lined with plane trees towards Cantecor.
  • Go straight on for 1.5 km, then turn left towards Cantecor,
  • Continue 900 m to the gate of "Château de Cantecor".

From Toulouse or Montauban:

  • Take the A20 up to exit 56 towards Gramat
  • On the D2 / D802, follow Figeac / Decazeville / Rodez / Aurillac
  • Continue on the D807 towards Gramat and then the D840
  • Then take the D673 in the direction of Alvignac-les-Eaux.
  • Just before arriving in the village of Alvignac, turn left into the road lined with plane trees towards Cantecor
  • Go straight on for 1.5 km, then turn left, towards Cantecor
  • Continue 900 m to the gate of "Château de Cantecor"

From Bordeaux:

  • Take the A89 then the A20 in the direction of Brive-la-Gaillarde to exit 54 towards Gramat
  • On the D840, follow Rocamadour
  • Then take the D673 in the direction of Alvignac-les-Eaux
  • Just before arriving in the village of Alvignac, turn left in the road lined with plane trees towards Cantecor
  • Go straight on for 1.5 km then turn left towards Cantecor
  • Continue 900 m to the gate of "Château de Cantecor"

From Clermont-Ferrand:

  • take the A89 then the A20 to Brive-la-Gaillarde to exit 54 to Gramat.
  • On the D840, follow Rocamadour,
  • Then take the D673 in the direction of Alvignac-les-Eaux
  • Just before arriving in the village of Alvignac, turn left into the road lined with plane trees towards Cantecor
  • Go straight on for 1.5 km then turn left towards Cantecor
  • Continue 900 m to the gate of "Château de Cantecor"

More information at www.viamichelin.fr

 

GPS

Latitude: 44.826841 / Longitude: 1.690199

 

By train

  • Train station of Rocamadour -Padirac (5 minutes drive from Alvignac)
  • Train station of Gramat (10 min)
  • Train station of Souillac (30 min)
  • Train station of Gourdon (40 min)

 

More information at www.voyages-sncf.com

 

By plane

Brive-Valley de Dordogne airport (45 min)

 

More information at www.aeroport-brive-vallee-dordogne.com

 

Distances from Alvignac to:

Rocamadour5 km
Padirac6 km
Figeac43 km
Brive-la-Gaillarde53 km
Sarlat57 km
St. Cirq Lapopie65 km
Cahors70 km
Montauban121 km
Périgueux125 km
Limoges143 km
Toulouse174 km
Clermont-Ferrand233 km
Lyon420 km
Paris532 km

 

chateau cantecor

Château de Cantecor
Cantecor
46500 Alvignac

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