The spectacular Lot Valley in France


In France you have a lot of natural landscapes to discover, fantastic places where you can enjoy Nature. One of the most spectacular landscapes is the Lot Valley, which is in the southwest of the country and which is a wonderful destination for lovers of natural environments and rural tourism. There you will find a very varied landscape that stands out for its mountains, rocks, forests or spectacular lakes.

In the Lot Valley there is also the Bison Reserve, a place where you will see more than 30 species of bison, not only from Europe but also from North America and which are spread across a large wooded area that becomes a perfect natural habitat. There are several guides that will take you to follow different routes, which can be on foot, in a truck or on horseback. In the Reserve there is also a cafeteria where you can also eat, in addition to a small museum.


Across the Lot River is a small town called Vieillevie, one of the best places for kayaking or canoeing. The river is about 6 months wide and its current is quite strong, so fun is definitely guaranteed. There you can rent all the necessary equipment for a lot of water activities.

Another spectacular place in the Lot Valley is Dam’Nature, a lake that is surrounded by cliffs and where you can also see eagles and more birds of prey. There you can take a walk in basca and reach a small island that is at one end of the lake. In Conques, a medieval city near the valley, there are also plenty of routes for hikers of all levels.


If you like adventure, nothing better than visiting the cliffs from the Tarn gorge in Lozere, one of the best destinations in Europe for climbing. There is the OSCA Nature Center, where groups for excursions and activities are organized.

Introducing the Lot Valley, France (June 2022)


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