SAINT CIRQ LAPOPIE / VALLEE DU LOT

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Saint Cirq Lapopie 

 

 

 

Saint Cirq Lapopie is the major jewel of a sumptuous setting, full of preserved natural landscapes, authentic villages. A must see.

What amazes the visitor when he discovers the village of Saint Cirq Lapopie in the Lot. This is the exceptional location of the site perched on a rocky outcrop, a hundred meters above the valley of the Lot.

You will be captivated by the juxtaposition of flat tile roofs and the entanglement of narrow streets and stone houses. This site has gone through the centuries without getting a ride. Ranked among the most beautiful villages in France, voted favorite village of the French, it enjoys a reputation that makes Saint Cirq Lapopie, a must site of the Lot, the Occitanie region and France.

In addition to being a remarkable village for its medieval built heritage, Saint Cirq Lapopie, was a village of artists. Henri Martin, Pierre Daura, André Breton had chosen this village apart to reside conquered by the charm of the place. Even today the imprint of these illustrious men makes Saint Cirq Lapopie a village apart. It reigns a particular atmosphere where one finds still artists and craftsmen in the turning of the alleys. Woodturner, painters, sculptors still animate Saint Cirq Lapopie and the visitor has the impression that the time has stopped.