The lake at Montcuq

The area offers a host of activities and places to visit to suit all tastes. Those who enjoy history and architecture can tour the wealth of medieval towns and villages throughout the area.

St Cirq Lapopie Chateau on river Lot

The more active can choose from a range of sporting activities including canoeing, swimming, fishing, golf and horse riding.

Enjoying a bottle of wine and baguette overlooking the river Lot. Canoeing on the river Lot

Enjoy rummaging through the many brocante/vide grenier (loft emptying) markets on most weekends throughout the summer.

Vide Grenier Vide Grenier

Préniac is also ideal for both cycling and walking with numerous pathways and roads where traffic is the exception rather than the rule.

Taking the cat for a walk Enjoying a walk around Preniac

The Cahors vineyards straddle the river Lot for 50 kilometres, running east to west . The area is famous for its rich red wine and there are numerous vineyards to visit.

Préniac itself is on the long distance GR65 walking route, which runs parallel with the route of St Jacques of Compostella, an ancient pilgrimage that runs through southwest France and across the Pyrenees to Spain.