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Saint Cirq Lapopie Camping la Truffière A faire

Des loisirs de pleine nature

Canoé  Descente du célé

Nous vous proposons de découvrir en canoé ou en kayak la vallée du Célé, sauvage et intimiste, nichée au cœur du Parc naturel des Causses du Quercy.
Nous organisons une fois par semaine une descente de la rivière en groupe c’est une journée ludique et pleine de charme.


Tout près du camping il existe de nombreuses possibilités d'exploration pour les amateurs du monde souterrain. Il y en a pour tous les niveaux : du débutant au spéléologues expérimentés.

Escalade , Parcours aventure, Canyonning

Les falaises de calcaire qui dominent les vallées du Lot et du Célé offrent autant de sites d'escalade particulièrement spectaculaires à une quinzaine de kilomètres du camping.

Saint Cirq Lapopie and its surroundings to discover


Villages of the causses of Quercy or the valleys of the Lot and Célé. They are likely to offer picturesque and preserved landscapes. Limogne in Quercy and its lively Sunday market, Lugagnac which houses the home of the filmmaker Louis Malle, Crégols and its beach secret.


You will discover, the village perched Calvignac and his views to take your breath away.



Further down the Valley of the lot, the radiant town of Cajarc cradle of Françoise Sagan and residence d was Georges Pompidou awaits you, enjoy a break on the terrace at Moulino restaurant made famous by the sketch by Coluche.



But the best is still borrowing at random the winding roads that with the turning of the wood you will see the Dovecote and discover these quercynoises isolated and magnificent mansions.

Saint Cirq Lapopie sites to visit

The stone

You visit within a radius of a few kilometres
-Castle Cénevières, - the Château de Laroque Toirac, - the prehistoric cave of Pech-Merle, - of Cuzals open-air museum -, the unusual Museum -, Rignault Museum -, the Museum of the memory of the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie, - the Phosphatieres of Cloup of Aural


You are to halfway between Cahors and Figeac of cities of art and history that offers both an architectural heritage attractive.


For Cahors the visit of the old town, its inescapable Valentré bridge and the point of view from Mont Saint Cyr are needed.


The vineyard of Cahors (black wine) extends to the West of the city and you enjoy over the river the various castles that make it up.


Figeac takes you through his Museum Champollion in ancient Egypt.


While these medieval streets will reveal much picturesque architectural detail.

Saint cirq Lapopie. The Lot Valley. one of the most beautiful villages in France


In 2012 the village of saint Cirq Lapopie is elected during a broadcast on France 2 'favorite village of the french '.
But historically Saint Cirq Lapopie is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of France and is a major site of the Valley of the Lot, in the heart of the Parc Naturel régional des Causses du Quercy.

What makes the beauty of the village in addition to its 13 historic monuments and medieval houses, it is a dramatic situation was suspended at the cliff, 100 meters above the river Lot.

The shops lining the narrow streets still retain the trace of the crafts of the past who made the reputation of Saint Cirq Lapopie.Saint Cirq Lapopie a Pearl in a jewel case.
Saint Cirq Lapopie enjoys an ideal tourist location halfway over the Valley of the Lot, of remarkable cities of Cahors and Figeac. At the foot of Saint Cirq Lapopie, you walk along on foot or by boat magnificent Bouzies towpath road. Discover Mills, locks, ports, castles, caves, and many other traces of a flourishing past.
Saint Cirq Lapopie it is the paradise of outdoor activities rivers and cliffs of the Lot and Célé offer many possibilities for sporting activities: canoes, swimming, caving, climbing, adventure, etc... Many hiking trails allow the discovery on foot, on horseback, by mountain bike, surprising small built heritage of the Lot.
Artists village
For decades the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie attract artists Henri Martin, Pierre Daura, André Breton, Joseph Rignault, Man Ray found in this grandiose setting a source of inexhaustible inspiration.
Still today Saint Cirq Lapopie does not count less than a dozen artists installed year-round. An artist route will allow you to leave to meet them and discover their work. 
Include among them: Jean Jacques Gautier, Lionel Lim, Anne Turlais, Alain Pearce, Michèle Cobing, Christian Destieu, Danielle Mary, Charlotte Ince, etc...

Camping la Truffière *** à Saint Cirq lapopie lieu dit Pradines route départementale 42 - Tel : 05 65 30 20 22 - 46330 Saint Cirq Lapopie