Bio tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bio in Lot

Visit Bio: highlights and tourist information

Bio is situated in the Lot, Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 km from Cahors, the department capital. (General information: Bio is 455 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Autoire at 9 km and Loubressac at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bio, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bio. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot

Markets in and near Bio

Local markets

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (27km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (32km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (33km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Bio & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Bio, 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 Bio and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (11km) [Map]
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (13km) [Map]
  • Assier Chateau (14km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (25km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (16km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (27km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (46km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (53km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (42km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la Daille (44km) [Map]
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (54km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (6km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Padirac (9km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de la Fage (41km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (14km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bio

Canton: Gramat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Bio

from Cahors (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bio from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bio): Albiac, Aynac, Gramat, Issendolus, Lavergne, Mayrinhac-Lentour, Rueyres, Saignes, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Thegra and Themines.

This page in French: Visitez Bio