Chanac village lot valleyVillage of Chanac.
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DiscoverChanacAncient medieval town in the heart of the Lot Valley


Chanac is an ancient medieval town, with its tower and the remains of the medieval castle dominating the heart of the village. Located in the heart of the Lot Valley, Chanac offers a wide range of outdoor activities as well as annual festivities. Let yourself be charmed by this village at the foot of the Causse de Sauveterre.


a dynamic village

The village of Chanac is alive with sporting events such as the Lozère Trail at Pentecost, the fête votive at the end of June and the Détours du Monde festival in July and August, as well as garage sales, Christmas markets, night markets, exhibitions… All of this is accompanied by a program of weekly events, rich in discovery and accessible to all, thanks to guided tours of the town of Chanac, accompanied hikes, supervised activities…

A village

Rich in heritage

Chanac has also been steeped in history since medieval times. Even today, the village’s rich vernacular heritage, such as the washhouse, the old ferradou and the bell tower, is still very much alive.

Guided tours of the village

Would you like to find out more about Chanac’s past, its history and anecdotes from medieval and modern times? Contact the Chanac tourist office on for guided tours of the village (registration required). When are guided tours available? Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and on request for groups.

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