Cahors medieval town city

Private & Custom Tours in Cahors

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This essential tour uncovers the story of the most emblematic monuments in the history of Cahors. On your program will be the discovery of the remains of the amphitheatre, Saint Stephen Cathedral, Renaissance merchant's houses as well as the famous Pont Valentré military bridge. Your guide will comment on great moments in the history of the city.
After being picked up at your hotel, depart with your licensed tour guide and discover the most emblematic monuments in the history of Cahors. Enfolded within a meander of the river Lot, Cahors, City of Art and History, is just waiting to be explored. Founded in Roman times, the city of Cahors became in the Middle Ages a centre of trade and finance on the European scale. The amphiteater, built by the Romans, has a car park where a section of Roman wall has been preserved. Also, contemplate the Saint Stephen Cathedral with its study appearance of a fortified edifice. Then, you will have the chance to see the symbol of the city : the Pont Valentré. Built in the 14th century, it cross the Lot River to Cahord West.

What’s included

  • Pick up and return at hotel if possible
  • Services of a licensed/accredited guide
  • 2.00 hour tour

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities