Les Falaises


The village of Gluges near Martel offers a spectacular bathing spot beneath a rocky cliff. Run by owner Pierre Circal for the past 20 years, "Les Falaises" (the cliffs) offers numerous activities: canoeing, climbing, spelunking, camping (including camper rentals) and motocross.  


Website: http://www.camping-lesfalaises.com/


Contact: Tel 05 65 37 37 78; E-mail : contact@camping-lesfalaises.com

Douelle


Located in the town of Douelle west of Cahors, the nautical center (and leisure center) Antinéa offers a rustic river beach experience, avoiding some of the commercial pitfalls of other locations.  Boat and bike rentals are available for reasonable rates. Amenities include a bar/restaurant that puts on a "Guinguette" (musical night of drinking and dancing). Adventurous teenagers make good use of the SNCF rail bridge nearby. 


Open: July-August


Contact: 
05 65 21 07 86

The Célé River

Les Berges de Caix 


Located in the village of Luzech west of Cahors, "Les berges de Caix" (The banks of the Caix) offers an a nice beach on the right bank of the Lot River. Accommodations include a man-made sandy beach, camping site, restaurant (Aux Quatre Vins), lifeguards, ping-pong, trampolines, bowling, evening karaoke and boat rentals. A beach bar serves alcohol. Open from July to August.


Website: http://www.caixbasenautique.fr/


Contact: 05 65 21 07 86 

The Dordogne River

SWIMMING

Le Vieux Chêne


​Located in a valley near the village of Montvalent, "Le Vieux Chêne" (The Old Chestnut Tree) river spot on the banks of the Dordogne offers a host of amenities for those looking to get out of the summer heat: vehicle parking, picnic tables, fire pits and a tree swing.  The site takes its name from a massive chestnut taken, now fallen, that remains on the grounds.  Visitors may also avail themselves of the site's namesake restaurant that offers a large seating capacity, a swimming pool and musical events late into the night (Open April to October).  

Le Moulin View


Located between Cahors and Figeac in the village of Saint-Sulpice, "Le Moulin View" (The Old Mill) offers an intimate excursion on the banks of the Célé River, a tributary to the Lot. Activities include canoes and kayaks rentals, heated pool, mini golf, badminton, volleyball, soccer, tables tennis and mini golf. The season runs from May to September.


Website: www.camping-du-cele.fr/activite/index.html


Contact: Tel: 05 65 40 87 55

The Lot River

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Le Bief Sur le Lot


Located in the town of Bouziès near Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, "le bief sur le Lot" offers a converted beach on a bend of the Lot river. Accommodations include safety monitoring, a snack bar, picnic area, canoes and paddle boats. Small access road along the Célé surrounding Bouziès also offer a more secluded and calm environment for picnics and bathing. 


Website: http://www.saint-cirqlapopie.com/nature/au-fil-du-lot/baignade


Contact: Tel: 05 65 31 31 31, email: info@saint-cirqlapopie.com