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Cite Religieuse

Place de la Carretta, 46500 Rocamadour, France
+33 5 65 33 22 00
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Toutisty, but interesting site

Fascinating town carved into rocks, this is a reasonably sized tourist attraction. We went in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian J
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Horsham, England, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Use the Chateau parking which is free. We visited the chateau, walked down to the religious site... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester_125
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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Place de la Carretta, 46500 Rocamadour, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fascinating town carved into rocks, this is a reasonably sized tourist attraction. We went in August and note when you want to eat, as nearly all restaurants close between lunch and tea. Very touristy below the church buildings though. You can park at top and...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Use the Chateau parking which is free. We visited the chateau, walked down to the religious site then through the village. The village is too touristy. Then went to the Roche des Aigles. Great day.

Thank Leicester_125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and the steps if you can there are lifts if you need. the chateau and the city are great but lots of people most of the year. you can walk for miles if you can but it does get very hot.

Thank skinnerpaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth half a day to visit the chateau and the town below. I would suggest eating up at the top of Rocamadour, as the lot more options at the top for lunch and dinner. With an amazing view. parking up here is a lot...More

Thank chrisjohncox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must come and visit it you won't regret it ! It is magnificient, full of history, and a spiritual place too ! A place to rest a little and pray like millions of people have done for centuries!

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There are a lot of tourists here, but for the most part, the city is tranquil and peaceful. The city itself are beautiful and the walk to the top is unforgettable. If you can't make the climb, you can cheat by parking in L'Hospitalet and...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

In a group of 4 adults and 6 children from 2-15yo we have stayed and visited many places in France and never have we been met with such miserable service (apart from the Little white train driver who was great). One of the adults was...More

Thank ompom
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not really fond of religion but the old city built on the hill is awesome and the way of cross guides you directly to the sanctuary then to the old city.

Thank christophe c
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Try to get into the town and walk around, but ALSO do walk or drive around the site to get the view from afar. Of course it's a touristy site, but there are many pilgrims too and you can feel the excitement of some who...More

Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

As one of the most visited places in France it is very full of tourists. From an historical point of view it is a place that should be visited. It was an important staging post for pilgrims heating towards Spain in the Middle Ages. It...More

Thank Worthmoretravel
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Lynne K
16 August 2015|
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Response from julian H | Reviewed this property |
Park at the top It is free at the far end although not signposted as such. There are largish cafes here. There is a lift and cable car of sorts which runs very regularly but this is chargable. Not particularly cheap as I... More
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