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The D�partements through which the river Lot flows are, from its source, Loz�re, Cantal, Aveyron, Lot and Lot-et-Garonne. In 1980, the five local government bodies set up an organisation called l'Entente to coordinate and run Lot Valley development. Its task: to continue the economic, environmental, tourist and hydraulic development of the Valley.
An ambitious economic development programme covering waterway tourism and the valorisation of the environment fixed the major objectives : to facilitate the growth of a new tourist destination, while preserving the environment.

 

After 40 years of hard work the Lot Valley is on the point of becoming THE tourist destination not to be missed.

 

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The Lot Valley : so many opportunities for bicycle lovers !

From the high plateaux of the Aubrac to the gracious river bends of the Lot, taking in along the way proud medieval cities and perched...

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"Sur les Traces du Fromage" hike - discovery of the Aubrac plateau and its culinary traditions

On your cross country skis or snow-shoes, depending on the amount of snow, get ready for the 29th...

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Plan your next holidays in the Lot Valley

The beautiful Lot Valley spans five French...

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Visit Cantal Département

Beautiful presentations from Cantal Destination about the northern part of the Lot Valley and its fishing activity :

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Happy New Year !

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Winter activities in the Lot Valley

If you are looking for quiet famly oriented ski resorts, traditional markets, unusual winter activities...

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The Cahors wines stand out

For the past few years, the AOC* Cahors has been classifying amongst the 100 best wines in the world.

The two specialist American magazines Wine Spectator and Wine...

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Only in the Lot Valley : the Estofinado

It is more than a dish, it is the whole story of the Lot river you will find in your plate. Based on stockfish (dried unsalted cod) that the Nordic boatmen...

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Follow the St James Way in the Lot Valley

The Lot Valley opens its byways to pilgrims following the Way of St. James (Santiago de Compostela) from all over Europe. From Lozère to Lot, natural...

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Unusual, visit the Musée du Scaphandre

For Capitain Némo’s dives in “20,000 leagues under the sea”, Jules Verne took his inspiration from the invention in 1860 of...

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Enjoy the Indian summer in the Lot Valley

 

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Chestnut festival 2014 - 18th / 19th October 2014

 As every year in October, almost 25,000 visitors are coming this week-end to take a bite of...

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One Day in Lozere

Watch these 3 beautiful videos from Lozere Tourisme and discover the upper part of the Lot Valley : 

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Read about the Lot Valley

Rachel Johnston from French Property News followed the véloroute between Lot-et-Garonne and Lot and gives us her impressions

Read her article here

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Driven by the Tour de France? Plan cycling holidays in the Lot Valley

From the high plateaux of the Aubrac to the gracious river bends of the Lot, taking in along the way proud medieval cities and...

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The Lot Valley gives you a LOT this summer

The Lot Valley is full of surprises during the summer months :

Prefer to relax on the beach ? No problem, for its 6th édition Cahors...

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Festival

For 4 years, the festival «CéléTé» has been offering activities to start the summer in style!

The manifestation, which started originally to support...

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VIlleneuve sur Lot celebrates this summer its 750 years!

Villeneuve-sur-Lot, the largest Bastide in the area, was founded in 1264 by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of Saint Louis. This year it will...

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Romeo & Juliet in the Lot Valley

Acclaimed London-based theatre company Antic Disposition comes to the Lot Valley this summer  with their vivid and passionate...

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The sheep on their way to the Cantal pastures

Follow the transhumance in the Lot Valley : 29 May - 15 June 2014

The transhumance of the flocks up to the mountain summer pasture is always a...

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Emptying of the Sarrans lake in 2014

This is it! The Sarrans dam opened its drain valves and the lake is now empty!

In order to control and eventually take actions on the parts which are...

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A new route to reach the Lot Valley

Ryan just opened a new route this month  : London Stansted to Brive airport.

Located in the Corrèze département, only one hour drive from...

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Aveyron, the wine becomes a journey

In the area of Conques and Marcillac, two “relais information service” offices just opened to give travellers information about the local wines and...

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The Aubrac plateau, ideal for snow shoeing

Enjoy the winter in the Lot Valley!

The Aubrac plateau is now covered with a magnificent white snow. Up to 55cms snow at the moment in the ski resort...

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Happy New Year

The Entente Vallée du Lot team wishes you a wonderful 2014 and hope to see you in the Lot Valley this year.

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Dreaming of a white Christmas...

With this winter weather forecasts, having a white Christmas in the Lot Valley is not a dream.

If you are looking for quiet family oriented ski resorts,...

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Virtual visits of the Lot Valley

The virtual tour of the Lot Valley web page has been upgraded. Clic on the map to discover 360 degrees photos of the Lot Valley.

With a new style, new views,...

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Chestnut festival

Come and take a bite of rustic France at the annual Mourjou Chestnut Festival on the 19th and 20th October.

In  the heart of the Lot...

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Call of the deer

Until mid-October, the deer calls out in the forest. If you are visiting Lozere, Aveyron or Cantal, it is a must do : a night walk in the forest to listen to...

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Fête de la Gastronomie 20-21-22 September

For a few days in September, The Lot Valley , as well as other regions in France, will celebrate French gastronomic experience and heritage.

The...

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Watch the new video of the Lot Valley

Greentraveller, in partnership with the Entente Vallée du Lot, discovered the Lot Valley and its activities.

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Summer in the water

If you’re looking for a tranquil trip, welcome on board a passenger boat! Or plump for the tame adventure of a house boat, you won’t need a licence and you’ll...

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Big Jump : a friendly event, open to everyone

On Sunday 14th July at 3pm, hundreds of Europeans will jump in rivers to campaign for clean rivers.

Clairac, Castelmoron-sur-Lot, Casseneuil,...

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Transhumance Lot Cantal

Follow the Sheep Transhumance in the Lot Valley :   1 – 16 June 2013 

The occasion to discover the area, the diversity of the scenery, the local...

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Transhumance Saint Chely d'Aubrac

Take part in the Aubrac transhumance 25th and 26th May

You can accompany cows all along the route, take part in the festivals in the villages, enjoy the...

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Navigation

Since the 1st of April, the river Lot has been opened to navigation again so why don't join us and visit the beautiful Lot Valley from the river ...

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White Cahors

After snow falls last week on the Lot Valley, a few inches of snow were covering the Pont Valentré.

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Happy New Year!

The Entente Vallée du Lot wish you a very good year!

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Winter in the Lot Valley

The French Lot Valley in winter offers many opportunities and whether you are more of a foody person or like active breaks, you'll find something for you : foie gras,...

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Chestnut Festival – 20th and 21st October

Mourjou, Lot Valley 

Every year in October, more than 20,000 visitors come to take a bite of rustic France at the annual Mourjou Chestnut...

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Inland Waterways International

L'Entente Vallée du Lot is now a member of Inland Waterways International

(IWI brings together people and organisations who support the conservation,...

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France Discovered

Thanks to the journalist Terry Marsh, a new app is now available about France : France Discovered and it offers several pages on the Lot Valley and its attractions. Easy to browse...

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Saint Cirq Lapopie

One of the jewels of the Lot Valley was voted "Village préféré des Français" (prefered village of French people) thanks to the huge amount of votes of...

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Follow the sheep transhumance Lot - Cantal 3-17 June

         The transhumance of the flocks up to the mountain summer pasture is always a crucial moment for life...

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Welcome

Discover the new version of the site " The Lot valley ".A site for every knowledge on this major destination! Grand landscapes, heritage, navigation, gastronomy.. Do not...

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