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Tourist sites near the Gineste holiday village

During your stay in our holiday village, we recommend visits to the neighboring departments.

The city of Rocamadour installed on the edge of a cliff on a rock in the Lot department is a must. The medieval village made up of many religious remains such as the Notre Dame chapel and its statue of the Black Madonna will be ideal for a family visit. At night, Rocamadour puts on his light clothes, you will take magnificent pictures and memories.

Near the citadel, several tourist sites will delight young and old: the monkey forest, the Eagle Rock, the Caves of Almost, the Grammat animal park without forgetting the famous Gouffre de Padirac. (1h15 from the holiday village)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the first underground site in France. At more than 100 meters deep you will sail on a river in a “breathtaking” setting. We advise you to prepare your visit and to book your tickets in advance, in summer season the crowds are very important.

On the Corrèze side, we recommend a visit to the Tours de Merle. This medieval city set on rocks in the heart of unspoiled nature gathers vestiges of fortresses built from the 12th century. In the summer season, several activities are offered, especially for children: medieval games, puzzles, discovery of nature. (40 minutes from the holiday village)

The villages to discover within an hour of the holiday village

 

In the same direction you can discover the villages of Saint Privat and Saint Julien aux Bois before arriving on the banks of the Dordogne at Argentat.

We recommend that you visit the Medieval Farms of Xaintrie. This authentic medieval village inhabited by its owner and its animals, teaches us the life of the peasants of this territory between the Dordogne Valley and the Monts d’Auvergne, Xaintrie. (30 minutes from the holiday village)

Near the holiday village, we will guide you to Aveyron and one of the most beautiful villages in France Conques. This village has kept its authenticity, on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostelle you will admire the Sainte-Foy abbey, medieval but also contemporary treasures like the stained glass windows made by Pierre Soulage. (1 hour from the holiday village)

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Discover the Auvergne region and its surroundings
from la Gineste holiday village


By choosing our holiday village La Gineste for your stay in Cantal, you will discover many tourist sites and Auvergne traditions.

Salers, the Cantal mountains, Aurillac will have no more secrets for you, and will leave you unforgettable memories just a few kilometers from our campsite.

You will complete your outings with nearby tourist sites such as le Gouffre de Padirac or Rocamadour.

Finally, lovers of the region will find themselves on one of the many markets in the country or around a good table to enjoy Cantal products like cheese or cold meats !!

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