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Swimming and bathing

The rivers Lot and Célé are a paradise full of hidden corners where you can soak up the sun and cool off in a setting of breathtaking views.

Nothing more magical after a day of walking than to swim in the life-giving water of the river Célé, in a quiet corner at the edge of the cliffs on one of the river beaches that you'll find around almost every bend in the river.

Immerse yourself in this enchanting setting, rich in history near a prehistoric cave or cave houses - swim freely, you will more than replenished, you'll be invigorated!

Saint-Cirq Lapopie beach

The riverbank has been converted into beach below the medieval village of Saint Cirq Lapopie. Called "le bief sur le Lot" this swimming area is made for pleasure and relaxation in full safety as it is monitored every afternoon during July-August. Rental of canoes, pedal boats other boats is available while fishing enthusiasts will be delighted.

Have fun, relax, sit a moment and admire the towering rocks, watching the passing barges, a step back in time.