Places of Interest nearby
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Martel is a main location in history. There is a museum containing items from a local Gallic archaeological site which has been identified as Uxellodunum, besieged by Julius Caesar in 51 BC.
Martel is also associated with Charles Martel, the grandfather of Charlemagne.
Martel has still a very distinctive sky-line with medieval towers.
The deparemant of Lot (where Martel belongs too) and the Département de Dordogne were the top production areas of truffles in France in 1889.