Cahors, a foretaste of the south of France Cahors is a little city located in southwestern France. It is the main town of the department of Lot et Garonne. Cahors is an unique example of remaining vestiges of the different periods of its history. It is labelled "ville d’art et (...)
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Cahors, a foretaste of the south of France
Cahors is a little city located in southwestern France. It is the main town of the department of Lot et Garonne. Cahors is an unique example of remaining vestiges of the different periods of its history. It is labelled "ville d’art et d’histoire".
Cahors offers the visitors many typical and attractive activities. Over its rich gastronomy, the medieval city of Cahors fills the visitor with the magnificence and the number of ancient monuments.
The most famous is the Valentré Bridge, which is the best preserved fortified bridge in Europe. It has been listed to the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The other UNESCO listed monument in Cahors is the romanesque Saint Etienne’s cathedral. Its amazing architecture with domes was the first example in Europe when it was built during the 11th and 12th centuries.
Cahors also presents many museums such as the Resistance museum , the iron museum or the Henri-Martin museum.
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2 persons,over 60yrs, by train from zurich to cahors (fr) on 9 sep; and cahors to florence on 19 sepMy wife (Swiss citizen) and I (South African) both over 65 wish to travel by train from Zurich airport to Cahors (France) on 9 (...)
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- "Easy travel, but not too cheap" Skye f. 13/03/2015
The trains from Toulouse to Cahors is one of the only modesign of transportation available. Not exactly cheap, but fast and reliable. Seats are comfortable, plenty of room for luggage. If no ride shares really available, it is a good fallback option.
- "CAHORS - PARIS AUSTERLITZ" Judith l. 29/10/2013
Extremely comfortable trip. Comfortable seating. Very quiet. good service and good clean amenities. Larger baggage areas in each compartment would be great
- "Trains" Lee-laurie v. 29/07/2013
despite having seats allocated, the same seats were already occupied by people who also had been allocated same seats. There is not enough room for luggage and most train stations in France do not have lifts or ramps so luggage is a real problem especially if you have not packed light
- "Comfortable ride" Diana Hoon Cheng t. 03/06/2013
My husband and I bought first class tickets because they were on sale. Initially there was a group of people who were not supposed to be in the first class cabins and they were talking loudly. When the inspector came, they had to go to their "rightful" seats and there was quiet. Everything was good except that on the end leg, there was no water in one of the toilet cubicles.