Rocamadour – a Medieval Village and Holy City

View of Rocamadour Village

A Holy City Named After a Hermit – Roc Armator (Lover of Rock): Rocamadour is a medieval village perched on a hillside in the Parc Naturel Régional des Causses du Quercy in the Lot 46 departement. The village became one of the most famous centres of pilgrimage following the discovery of an ancient grave and […]

Fête des Fromages – Rocamadour

Rocamadour cheese

The Largest Cheese Festival in the South of France: In the southwest region of France, in the Lot departement, is the tiny village of Rocamadour. Hugging the cliffside of a mountain, the setting of this medieval village looks dramatic. If you could airbrush out the tourists, Rocamadour seems to be untouched by time. Its main […]