“Houses on the stream, churches on the houses, rocks on the churches, the castle
on the rocks”
Rocamadour is a medieval town and sacred city, clinging to its cliff. She is known for
its Religious City, a complex of religious buildings accessible via the Grand Staircase. Among these
buildings are the Notre-Dame chapel, with its statue of the Black Madonna, and the
Saint-Sauveur basilica, with its Romanesque-Gothic architecture. The Monkey Forest, a park where the
is located in the northeast. Rocher des aigles bird park
is to the west.