20 km radius, many villages are listed among
(one of the oldest pilgrimage places - the second most-visited
site de France.
Autoire (in a cirque bordered with cliffs)
Curemonte (where Colette stayed for a while)
Beaulieu (and its so interesting abbey church.
castle (a very imposing fortified castle and its classical music festival at the
beginning of August)
Montal castle (a Renaissance jewel)
Tauriac church and its beautiful frescos
A little further :
Dordogne River offers bathing and fishing spots, canoes to rent for one or
Carennac, you can also rent mountain bikes (easy cycling on the plain, more
athletic on Causse) and play tennis.
Rocamadour, you can see Le Rocher des Aigles (Eagles rock),
"Le Parc Naturel des Causses du Quercy" (Causses of Quercy nature park) is very close and offers a lot of beautiful walks between 1 h and 5 h long, or more (national hiking trails GR 6, GR 36, GR 65, road to Compostelle).
You'll find a detailed map and many ideas of walks in both gîtes.
Main events :
in Souillac and Assier (high quality)
A list of the best tables of the area (restaurants, inns, farms) is at your disposal.