Cales is located some 290 miles (467 kilometers) from Paris, the national capital.
See for yourself exactly why Midi-Pyrenees is so frequented by tourists, by renting a vehicle and setting off to explore the cornucopia of man-made and natural attractions surrounding Cales. Go to Bergerac, and discover the Cyrano de Bergerac Statue and Bergerac Maison des Vins. Bergerac is 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Cales and is worth the trip. Alternatively you could stop by the Chateau de Castelnaud and Chateau des Milandes in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. It is 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Cales.
While you are on holiday in Cales, why not make a day trip to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil. Approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the northeast, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Chateau de Laussel, Grotte de Font-de-Gaume and Grotte du Grand Roc. Grotte des Combarelles, Chateau de Commarque and Musee National de Prehistoire are also worth checking out before heading back to Cales.
Every destination has its own special history and this area has plenty of its own stories to tell. The old towns in these parts provide a fascinating window on the past. If you're searching for things to do that won't wreak havoc on the budget, round up the family and head to Midi-Pyrenees' many outdoor cultural attractions such as open-air markets.
One of the nicest ways to explore the great outdoors in Midi-Pyrenees is to sign up for a mountain climbing or hiking tour. Pack a pair of hiking shoes and join a knowledgeable guide for one of the fascinating cycling tours, city walking tours and culinary tours.
When it's time to leave this special place, bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the great places you've seen.