The Medieval GateMaison d'Être Guest Handbook 6.5.16. There is a copy at the house, but you may wish to download it to your tablet or print the pages you need to take with you.

Maison d'Être Arrival and parking 6.05.2016  Includes: driving directions from the Toulouse airport and via the scenic route; emergency information; stores in Cahors; and more.

Maison d'Être Operations manual 6.6.2016 How to operate appliances and solve problems.

How to operate coffee machine 5.30.16 Please read this if you want to use the machine. I have had to replace the machine once already due to a guest who did not.

Michelin Map 337 (partial) showing detailed route from Cahors to SCL

Tourist Map of Lot and Sites

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things 12-17-16 – a photo album that may help you decide what to do each day

Unique Experiences in Saint Cirq Lapopie 12-16-16 – an album of all my friends and neighbors in the village. Tell them you are my friend and I said hello.

Great Articles

France Magazine, Gorgeous Fairy Tale
PDF, 1,665KB (opens in new window)
An article about the enduring spirit of the ancient village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

France Today, The Lovely Lively Lot (Web site)

Wines and Tours

France-Today-May-2011 (May 2011)
The Wines of SW France: “Red White and Black”

The Black Wine of Cahors (Word Doc)

Wine Tours nearby (Word Doc)

Wines of the Lot (Zip archive)


Bike Trips from SCL (Word Doc)