Bannes tourism and travel guide
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Visit Bannes: highlights and tourist information
Bannes is situated in the Lot (Midi-Pyrenees region) in the south of France at 55 km from Cahors, the department capital. (General information: Bannes is 451 km from Paris).
Bannes, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bannes. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Bannes
More information about Bannes & region
Markets in and near Bannes
- Bretenoux: market Tuesday (13km)
- Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
- Figeac: market Saturday (24km)
- Maurs: market Thursday (25km)
- Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
- Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
- Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
- Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
- Souillac: market Friday (35km)
- Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Bannes, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bannes and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Grand sites of France Rocamadour (23km)
Heritage sites Rocamadour basilique Saint-Sauveur (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km); Figeac Hopital St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km); Gréalou dolmen de Pech-Laglaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km); Conques pont sur le Dourdou (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km); Conques abbatiale Sainte-Foy (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km); Cahors cathédrale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (55km); Cahors Pont-Valentré (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (55km)
Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Autoire (9km); Loubressac (11km); Carennac (18km); Curemonte (24km); Collonges-la-Rouge (34km); Turenne (37km); Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (43km); Conques (45km)
National Monuments Chateau Montal (7km); Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (12km); Assier Chateau (15km)
Regional Natural Parcs Causses du Quercy (32km)
Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (18km); Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km); Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins secrets de Cahors (55km); Verger de Déduit (61km)
Sites of natural beauty Gouffre de Padirac (14km); Gouffre des Vitarelles (15km); Gouffre de la Fage (45km)
Towns of Art and history Salins (57km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Bannes
from Cahors (prefecture): 55 km
from Paris: 451 km
from Calais: 683 km
from Nice: 444 km
from Bordeaux: 196 km
from Strasbourg: 612 km
For driving distances to Bannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bannes): Aynac, Espeyroux, Ladirat, Latouille-Lentillac, Leyme, Molieres, Saint-Cere, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Paul-de-Vern, Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit and Terrou.
This page in French: Visitez Bannes