Gourdon is a friendly town with a population of 5000. As well as the large Saturday market there are additional markets throughout the summer, selling local farm produce and hand-made crafts.
There is a series of themed gardens in the medival quarter, which are open all year round and are free to visit.
The town hosts several events throughout the year from flea markets to music recitals and medieval reinactments.
It is possible to travel to Gourdon by train. (See map below).
There is bike hire available and some great cycle routes to follow.
In summer there is an open-air heated swimming pool, which includes a childrens pool and free tennis courts.
The town also has a 2 screen cinema with some films showing in the original English.
The nearby lake has a playground and it is possible to swim, with lifeguard surveillance in the summer.
Gourdon is surrounded by spectacular countryside and there are some good walks to do.
Gourdon est une ville très agréable, avec une population de 5000 personnes. Ainsi que le marché du samedi matin, il y a des marchés de producteurs et de l'artisanat, tout au long de l'été.
Il y a une série de jardins thématiques dans le quartier médiéval, ouverte toute l'année et en visite libre.
La ville voit plusieurs événements au cours de l'année - des brocantes, des concerts, et les fameuses Médiévales.
Gourdon est sur la ligne SNCF POLT (voir plan ci-dessous).
Il est possible de louer des vélos - les pistes cyclables sont nombreuses.
En été, il y a une piscine ouverte et des terrains de tennis gratuits.
Il y a une cinéma de deux salles.
Au plan d'eau, il y a un air de jeux. En été il y a une baignade surveillée.
Gourdon est entourée d'une campagne magnifique et il y a plein de belles balades à faire.
To get here there are 5 possible airports (Brive-Dordogne, Bergerac, Limoges, Toulouse and Rodez) as well as the train (Paris-Toulouse line) so getting here is easy. The town is just 20 minutes west of the main A20 motorway. We would be happy to advise on your travel plans if you let us know where you will be coming from.
5 rue Jean Jaurès
+33 565 32 21 96
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