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An outstanding visit

This incredibly imposing collection of buildings clinging desperately to the side of the cliff is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dick h
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Derby, United Kingdom
Outstanding to visit

What a place to explore! We loved it. The tacky tourist shops in the street below are soon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WineJourneys
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Place de la Carretta, 46500 Rocamadour, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This incredibly imposing collection of buildings clinging desperately to the side of the cliff is a tourists delight, as well as a pilgrims stopping point. The cathedral is an intruiging builidng in it's own right, with the Madonna's church being dedicated to miracles at sea?????...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The village and the church look great from across the gorge. The fact that they are built onto the cliff is impressive.entry is free. If you have a car then it's worth a quick trip, but beware of the narrow road, very tight turns and...More

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place to explore! We loved it. The tacky tourist shops in the street below are soon forgotten when you visit the church perched on the rocks. There are many chapels to explore, and there is a serenity that washes over you. The black...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Already overcrowded before noon, hardly any parking space. The second most visited religious place in France. Stunning location but the city is turned into a tourist trap.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wondered, why someone built this town. However the reason, thank you cause it's amazing to see a town in the rocks. Rocamadour attracts may religious visitors. We were there in Aug, plenty of people everywhere . Get ready to walk or pay to get...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Rocamadour is quite scary to enter by car, the parking is free and very good, a little train will take you up to the old town.Stunning views a lot of history. It was so hot we did not walk to the very top. Rather touristy...More

Thank B C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was our last stop on our driving loop exploring Eastern Dordogne villages. We arrived in the early evening hours and parked at the top of the village by the Chateau. Because it was the end of the day, most tours had departed and there...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit. Full.of character and the locals were very friendly.It needs a river though to be perfect!!

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 3 September 2018

You can avoid the steps, but it is all part of the experience. We parked at the bottom where it was free - it is a very busy car park, but it doesn't take that long for a space to become free as people come...More

Thank JerseyCowBrum
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Wonderful village on many levels. Free car park at the top, pay for the elevator and have a steady stroll down the many levels taking in the historic chapels on your decent. Lunch on the Main Street and a lift back up to top. Great...More

Thank Dean W
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Jen J
20 January 2018|
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yes, I am sure you could happily bring your dog here...they would love it too-wonderful place!
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Park at the top It is free at the far end although not signposted as such. There are largish cafes here. There is a lift and cable car of sorts which runs very regularly but this is chargable. Not particularly cheap as I... More
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