Lot Valley Cycle Route
The Lot Valley Cycle Route wends its way along 160km, crossing extensive orchards in the county of the Lot-et-Garonne and elegant vineyards in the county of the Lot, passing countless traditional riverside and perched villages. Discover the Lot Valley lifestyle, which combines a delight in local produce and gastronomy, outdoor activities and remarkable cultural heritage. Relish the various stages: Aiguillon – Villeneuve; Villeneuve – Fumel; Fumel – Castelfranc; and Castelfranc - Cahors, the last town designated a Ville d'Art & d'Histoire
Signposting and state of the itinerary
The Lot Valley Cycle Route is entirely signposted.
The route is mostly set on shared roads with few traffic. Few climbs on the itinerary / to join the villages in the heights.
Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on the Lot Valley Cycle Route
More than 30 accomodations (campings, hotels, lodges, guest houses) "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") are located at less than 5km away from the itinerary and they guarantee quality services for cyclists such as a closed garage for example. We strongly advise to book your accomodations in advance (including campings), especially in touristic areas.
Trains and public transports alongside the Lot Valley Cycle Route
- Aiguillon Train Station : several trains heading to Bordeaux, Agen, Toulouse.
Monsempron-Libos Train Station : trains TER to Périgueux-Agen and to Bordeaux & Toulouse through Agen. TER Bus for Cahors.
Cahors Train Station : trains TER to Toulouse. "Intercités" for Paris-Austerlitz.
Long-time parking on the itinerary
Foretaste of the Lot Valley Cycle Route
This stage leads you along the Canal des 2 Mers Cycle Route to link up with the Lot Valley Cycle Route. From Bordeaux, [...]
Once you’ve taken the link along the Canal des 2 Mers Cycle Route (maybe via Tonneins), from Aiguillon, the Lot [...]
Leaving behind the impressive pink-brick churchtower of St Catherine’s in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, the cycle route [...]
Once past the town of Fumel and the charming little port of Condat, this stage, leading you into the county of the Lot, [...]
On this stage, the Lot Valley becomes wilder and more winding. A string of typical traditional villages stands out: [...]