Pebble beach by the water-mill of «Cabrerets» village, a short 15 min drive downstream. A nice refreshment after or before visiting the world famous «Pech Merle Cave» which is located right above the village (5 min by car, 20 min by foot, reserve your ticket in advance). Car park and picnic area next to the beach as well as toilet facilities.
The village bakery with its coffee-shop is located just opposite and all the village’s restaurants, bars, grocery stores are within walking distance.
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Activities around Cabrerets
… Horse Riding at the «Ferme Equestre du Pech-Merle». Pascal Gaudebert, grandson of one of the explorers of the «Pech Merle Cave» is a fine connoisseur of the history and trails of his territory and will guide you through timeless valleys.
… visit the «Musée de l’Insolite» where Bertrand Chenu, the owner and artist exhibits the unusual and unexpected. The museum presents an impressive evolving exhibition of original and humorous creations, inventions and staging.
… visit the amazing «Château de Cénevières» (18 min). Plunge into the history of one of the finest renaissance châteaux in Quercy. Its terrasses show beautiful vieww over the Lot river’s valley. The castle dates from the middle age and has been significantly altered over the years, notably in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. It belonged to Waïffe or Waifer, Duke of Aquitaine, and played a role in his war against Pepin the Short.
Cénevières castle was built by the Gourdon family in the 16th C. around a 13th C. keep in a position directly overlooking the Lot. Around its elegant inner court, this residence contains some luxurious rooms, including one in which there is a remarkable ceiling below which runs a frieze decorated with scenes of Istanbul; and an unusual alchemist’s room.