You mainly cycle along quiet country lanes, with a few stretches along busier main roads – take care of the traffic entering and leaving certain towns. There are several portions on greenways set up in part along a disused railway line running alongside the river, although the surface is rather rough in parts.
Signposting is good in the county of the Lot, but still keep a keen eye out for signposts, particularly in the villages you cross. There are some slopes on this stage, but it is suitable for proficient cyclists.
Monsempron-Libos train station: on the regional TER line linking Périgueux-Agen; from Agen, there are links to Bordeaux and Toulouse. Use TER regional bus services to reach Cahors.