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Let us tell you about Figeac,Valleys of the Lot and Célé

1001 guided tours

They are interesting, fascinating and know everything… or almost! The guides lecturers of the Pays d’art et d’histoire, Figeac, Vallée du Lot et du Célé embark us for excitingand enriching guided tours. With them, we stroll on foot, we talk about history, architecture, great characters. From April to the All Saints’ vacation, general, thematic or night tours will allow you to discover the exceptional richness of our heritage and landscapes.




Discovering the city

The commented tour ideal for getting to know Figeac!!

Dive into the atmosphere of a city where heritage is everywhere. By mid-morning, the streets and monuments deliver all their riches to you. Merchants’ houses, Romanesque abbey, squares and meeting places, it’s the whole heart of the city that reveals its history and its secrets.

“For me, this visit is a must to get an overview of the city. It arouses the desire to further or to flâner by continuing this journey through time…”
Brigitte, guide-lecturer.


Thematic visits

With or without prior initiation, the heritage of Figeac is revealed step by step. Deepen your knowledge of the city, explore Figeac on the secret side, discover artistic treasures, open up hidden places: this is what characterizes the thematic guided tours. A varied range where everyone will find his happiness: The nuggets of Figeac heritage, Champollion step by step, Pushing the doors of the city …


The night visits

A highlight of summer in Figeac!”

On Wednesday, the night tour by torchlight will reveal the secrets of the traveling merchants in the Middle Ages and the daily life of the bourgeois of that era. While on Friday evenings, tour guides will tell you about life in the 17th and 18th centuries for an immersion in the Grand Siècle.

In the evening, the architecture becomes discreet, the heritage secret, and the city becomes a new universe to explore, both mysterious and offered to all. Carried by the story and imagination, you will experience a moment of sharing and surprise, where history will join reverie.

The Country of Art and History

Guided tours

A few steps from Figeac, villages, monuments, and landscapes draw the history and identity of the Pays d’art et d’histoire, for a multifaceted heritage.

  • During the summer, enjoy free guided tours of villages as part of “l’Astrolabe prend l’Air” in Faycelles, Fons, Lacapelle-Marival, Saint-Pierre-Toirac
  • The hike tours take you on a discovery of landscapes and an exceptional built heritage in Gréalou, Sauliac-sur-Célé, Saint-Pierre-Toirac and Bessonies
  • Explore the villages in nightly storytelling tours with the guide speakers accompanied by storytellers , Michel Galaret, Hélène Poussin, Clément Bouscarel, in Assier, Cajarc, Capdenac-Le-Haut, Cardaillac, Espagnac-Sainte-Eulalie, Latronquière.

Going on a storytelling tour means mixing the past with the imaginary. Visitors are drawn into a double narrative of history and stories and dive deeper into a place that comes to life…, Didier, guide-lecturer

The ear on the alert

Book your visits



Adult visit : 8 € ; Adult night visit : 9 € ; Hike visit : 9 € ; Reduced : Children from 12 to 16 years old, students, disabled people, job seekers : 5 € , free for children under 12.
Privilege visit for a group of 2 to 15 persons : 140 €



The tours last about 1.5 to 2 hours and are commented by professional tour guides approved by the Ministry of Culture. The meeting place for the tours of Figeac is at the Tourist Office, place Vival. We advise you to book your visit.

Workshops for young people

For children aged 7 to 14, the heritage department offers playful workshops: initiation to stained glass, Fire and Colors, initiation to calligraphy, Les Belles Lettres.
Fee: 5 € per child

Company discoveries

Curious visits

Step into a whole new world, discovering companies and their know-how:

  • Enter the world of cooked dishes at Raynal and Roquelaure
  • Discover the Vitrac mill and its octagonal grindstones
  • Go with EDF Hydro on the human and industrial epic that was the building of the dam and the Cajarc hydroelectric plant, works in operation on the Lot.

Prices: adult: €8; children aged 12 to 16, students, disabled people, job seekers: €5, free for under 12s.