Self Catering, Near Cahors

Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Cahors

Staying at Rusty Shears self catering accommodation near Cahors, allows you to explore an historic and picturesque town located in the Lot department in the Occitanie region of France. It is known for several notable features and attractions that make it an appealing destination for both tourists and residents:

Wine Production

Cahors is famous for its red wine, often referred to as “black wine” due to its deep, dark color. The vineyards in and around Cahors produce Malbec wine, which is renowned for its robust and full-bodied flavour. Wine enthusiasts can explore the local wineries and enjoy wine tastings. Many of the vineyards allow you to fill up containers, perfect for taking back to your self catering holiday accommodation to enjoy during your stay.

Historical Significance

The town has a rich history dating back to Roman times. Its historic center features medieval architecture, including the stunning Valentré Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can also visit the Cahors Cathedral, which is an impressive example of Gothic architecture.

Scenic Beauty

The Lot River meanders through the town, providing beautiful riverside views. Cahors is set in a picturesque valley, surrounded by vineyards and rolling hills, making it a great place for nature lovers and hikers.

Eating out

If you want a break from cooking on your self-catering holiday, Cahors offers a diverse range of culinary delights. You can Savor local dishes like duck confit, foie gras, and truffles. The town’s restaurants and markets showcase the best of French cuisine.

Cahors has a vibrant cultural scene, with art galleries, theatres, and museums. The town hosts various cultural events and festivals throughout the year.

Market Days in Cahors

Cahors hosts lively markets where you can buy fresh produce, regional specialties, and handicrafts. The Saturday market, in particular, is a popular attraction.

Hiking, Cycling, fishing & Canoeing

The self-catering holiday let is location in an area known for its natural beauty, including the Quercy Regional Natural Park, which offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, paddle boarding and canoeing. Ask Russell or Kirstie your hosts about activities available.

Local Festivals

The town hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, including wine festivals, music events, and cultural celebrations that offer a taste of the local way of life.

The self catering holiday accommodation in Cahors is available for up to 4 people and 2 pets, it’s fully equipped kitchen and comfy beds, en-suite bathroom and hot tub is available all year round.

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