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At an equal distance from the ocean and the Mediterranean, Cahors is a stone city set on a plateau. A veritable capital of taste, Cahors offers you many gastronomic delights (truffle, liver of goose, rocamadour … ) and famous wines (wines of Cahors, wines of the slopes of Quercy...), most of which you can find in the particularly famous market of the city. As well as enjoying the local delicacies you can discover Cahors, the ancient city part, the medieval city part and visit the Valentré Bridge. This bridge is the city symbol and one of the most beautiful and best preserved European medieval bridges. It is classified as a World Heritage monument by the UNESCO.

River cruise Cahors

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To see: the Valentré bridge, the medieval city, the museum of Resistance, the fountain of the Carthusian, the St Etienne’s cathedral.

To taste: the wine of Cahors, the rocamadour (goat’s cheese), the croustillot (Lot bread), le foie gras poêlé, the “brouillade” with truffles.

To know: Along this route there are 17 manual locks without a lockkeeper.

Most Important: the village of St Cirq Lapopie.

Navigation on the Lot

Crossing 5 natural areas : Gévaudan, Rouergue, haute Auvergne, Quercy and the Agenais; the Lot river is navigable for 74km and offers you peace and the opportunity to dwadle along. It is without doubt one of the most beautiful navigable regions of France. You can cross the valley of the Lot and its vineyards, which are well-known; here you can discover the castles and the villages while going with the current.

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72h of boat-trip on the Lot (France), '12 from Claire et Max on Vimeo.

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Inland cruise in the Lot region with a departure from the Canalous base, in Luzech. Going up the Lot towards Bouziès is a journey paced by manual locks which you must open as you go along.

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Training for the piloting of a Tarpon 42 N before departure of a cruise on the Lot, with a departure from the Canalous base in Luzech (Lot en Quercy).

MesPetitsBonheurs

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Inland cruise with a license free boat. Learning how to tie ropes.

Routes River cruise lot

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Suggestions for cruises from Cahors

Mini week

Cahors - St Cirq Lapopie - Cahors : 70 km - 22 locks - 15 hours

One week

Cahors - Luzech - St Cirq Lapopie - Larnagol - Cahors : 146 km - 34 locks (Only one automatic) - 28 hours

Boat rental lot

Renaud 8000

Renaud 8000

3/5 (+1) people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Riviera 1120

Riviera 1120

8/10 people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Triton 860

Triton 860

8/10 people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Vetus 1200

Vetus 1200

7 + 9 people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Tarpon 42

Tarpon 42 N

10 / 12 people
4 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Espade Concept Fly

Espade Concept Fly

6/8 (+1) people
2 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Nicols 1100

Nicol's 1100

6/9 people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Marina 1120

Marina 1120

6/9 people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Nicols 1310

Nicols 1300

7 10/12 people
5 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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