The ancient capital of Quercy, Cahors has had a rich history since Celtic times, was a thriving university city in the Middle Ages, and has remained economically important until the present. The town is almost entirely surrounded by a loop of the Lot River. Today Cahors is best known for the red wine made from the Malbec grapes. Explore the vestiges of the Gallo-Roman town, the medieval city, the Cathedral of St. Etienne, the Valentré bridge, the Boulevard Gambetta and the modern city.
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