Bannes travel guide
Visit Bannes: Highlights and Tourist Information
Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Saint-Cere at 6 km from Bannes
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What to do? Selected places to visit and attractions close by
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Bannes. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
Holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Markets 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)
- Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (41km)
- Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (43km)
- Firmi: market Saturday (44km)
- Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (49km)
Map of places to visit near Bannes and location information
Tourist attractions to visit
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)
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)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Figeac (26km)
Regional Natural Parcs Causses du Quercy (32km)
Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (18km); Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
Sites of natural beauty Gouffre de Padirac (14km); Gouffre des Vitarelles (15km); Gouffre de la Fage (45km)
zoo or wildlife park Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
Distance to Bannes
from Cahors (local prefecture): 55 km
from Paris: 451 km
from Calais: 683 km
from Nice: 444 km
from Bordeaux: 196 km
from Strasbourg: 612 km
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.
For driving distances to Bannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Bannes