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A20, major axis connecting Orléans to Montauban


The A20 motorway, nicknamed L'Occitane

The A20 motorway, stretching from northern France to the beautiful South West region, offers an unforgettable journey through varied landscapes. From the Loire Valley to the vineyards of Cahors, this picturesque motorway route crosses a France rich in history, culture and natural beauty.

Along the A20, travelers can discover medieval castles, picturesque villages, and taste authentic French gastronomy. Whether for a gourmet getaway or a cultural adventure, the A20 offers a fascinating tourist experience.

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Go on a discovery tour on the A20


Brive-la-Gaillarde: Porte du Périgord

As you approach Brive-la-Gaillarde, you enter the Périgord, a region legendary for its gastronomy and cultural richness. It is the ideal place to immerse yourself in authentic French cuisine. You can taste foie gras, famous all over the world, as well as truffles, precious mushrooms that you can hunt in season. Do not miss to visit the Lascaux Caves, true witnesses of prehistoric parietal art. They will immerse you in the fascinating past of humanity. The town of Brive-la-Gaillarde itself is a treasure, with its charming town centre, shady squares and historic churches.

The surrounding area is full of picturesque scenery, medieval villages, and opportunities for wine tastings in the local vineyards. Périgord is a paradise for gourmets, offering an unforgettable culinary experience in an enchanting setting.


Cahors: Medieval Citadel and Vineyards

Cahors, on the banks of the Lot, is an unmissable stop along the A20 motorway. The old town of Cahors will seduce you with its picturesque medieval architecture, including the Saint-Étienne Cathedral and the Pont Valentré, a 14th century fortified bridge. This town is famous for its Malbec wine, and you can explore the local vineyards to taste these renowned wines. Also take advantage of the weekly market to discover local products and the lively atmosphere of the city.

As you stroll along the banks of the Lot, you can enjoy peaceful views of the river, making Cahors a charming and relaxing stop.  Cahors, with its medieval charm, rich historical heritage and exquisite wines, is an unmissable destination for lovers of history, culture and gastronomy. It invites you to explore its seductive alleys and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding countryside, making your passage along the A20 Motorway an unforgettable experience.

Cities to discover around the A20

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The city of Orléans

Orléans, a French city rich in history, is a jewel of the Loire Valley. It celebrates Joan of Arc, offers a charming old town, excellent cuisine and a fascinating cultural heritage.

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The city of Limoges

Limoges, the "Cité de la Porcelaine," is a must-see destination for lovers of art and crafts. Explore its porcelain workshops, fascinating museums, and discover the charm of its medieval old town.

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The city of Montauban

Montauban, "the Pink City," combines history and art. Explore the Ingres Museum, stroll through the Place Nationale, and enjoy the characteristic architecture of pink bricks in this charming city in the southwest of France.