Musée de Henri Martin

Cahors
Midi Pyrénées
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

Inside the former Bishop's palace is the Musée de Henri Martin which houses works of art by Neo-Impressionist painter Henri Martin. There are also several other exhibitions with collections including archaeology, ethnography, history and fine arts that have a focus on the city of Cahors and the region of Quercy.

Nearby attractions

Take a beautiful river cruise underneath the medieval Pont Valentre on the river Lot. The boat Fenelon will take you on a 1 hour 15 minutes long cruise of the city, or you can spend all day on the river with a meal on board on...

Get up close to 130 barbary macaque monkeys at La Forêt des Singes, a beautiful 50 acre park where the monkeys roam freely - with no barriers or cages.

A spectacular chasm leading into a huge cave system, the Gouffre de Padirac is a magnificent natural wonder. Descend 103m into the chasm by elevator or on foot and discover an underground world created over millenia by water...

The remarkable valley of the Château de Commarque can trace a long history back to prehistoric times with sculptures and caves forming an unusual backdrop to the medieval château.

Places to visit nearby

Cahors in the Midi-Pyrénées is the home of black wine from the malbec grape and is uniquely built on a twist in the River Lot.

Rocamadour in the Midi-Pyrénées is a dramatic village built on a cliff face, famed through the centuries as a place of pilgrimage and for its Rocamadour goats cheese.

Sarlat in Aquitaine is a pretty medieval market town surrounded by lush forests and countryside that is famous for its culinary delights of foie gras and truffles.