9.13.09 - Our sixth day of bicycling and we're ready for the vineyards

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Above - Descending from St. Cirq with amazing views of the cliffs and the Lot River

Below - Another structure built into the rock


Below - Judith at a tobacco drying barn

Below - Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Cahors is a Roman Catholic cathedral

and a national monument of France. The church was built in the 11th century.


Below - A door on the right of the choir gives access to the Gothic-style cloister.


Below - Riding around the town of Cahors


Below - The Valentré Bridge, the symbol of the town.

Building began in 1308 and was completed in 1378.



Below - The vineyards around Cahors


Below - Judith samples the grapes - very sweet


Below - The winery visit and wine purchase


Below - Arrival at the chateau for the evening - Le Mas Azemar