Enjoy a long weekend in the Lot Valley

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Enjoy a long weekend in the Lot Valley Rodez fr

 

The Lot Valley was named after the River Lot which runs through 5 departments situated from the far south west of France to the beginning of the middle south east of France. Two of these departments are named after the Lot River.

 

Lot Valley area: 12,280 Km²

 

4 Regions :

- Languedoc Roussillon,
- Auvergne,
- Midi-Pyrenees,
- Aquitaine


5 Departments :

- Aveyron  (Midi-Pyrenees),
- Cantal (Auvergne),
- Lot (Midi-Pyrenees), 
- Lot & Garonne (Aquitaine),
- Lozère (Languedoc-Roussillon)


Main towns (and population figures) : 

- Cahors in the Lot (21,350);
- Villeneuve-Sur-Lot in The Lot & Garonne (24,130);
- Mende in Lozère (13,100);
- Figeac in the Lot (10,500);
- St Flour in the Cantal (7,420)


The Lot Rivers source is 1,214m high north of the mount Lozère arriving at 29m in La Garonne at Aiguillon after a 481km track.

 

How to get to the Lot Valley:

 

Fly to Bordeaux with Aer Lingus and to the heart of the Lot Valley in Rodez with Ryanair

 

 

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