Duras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Duras in Lot-et-Garonne

Visit Duras: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the local wine and the Chateau de Duras in the town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Duras. For detailed visitor information see the Duras travel guide

Duras is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 63 km from Agen, the department capital. (General information: Duras is 493 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Allemans-du-Dropt at 10 km and Pellegrue at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Duras, France: places to visit and attractions

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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Duras

Markets in and near Duras

Market days in Duras: seasonal market: Thursday; weekly market: Saturday & Monday;

Local markets

  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (0km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (16km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (17km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (27km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Tonneins: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Duras, Aquitaine

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (36km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (44km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (17km) [Map]
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (19km) [Map]
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (19km) [Map]
  • Jardins du Sardy (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km) [Map]
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (43km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (43km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (46km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (52km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (56km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Duras

Canton: Duras

Arrondissement: Marmande

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 47120

Distance to Duras

from Agen (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 708 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 722 km

Getting here

Duras is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Bordeaux or Bergerac. To drive from the UK allow around 10-11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Duras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Duras): Auriac-sur-Dropt, Baleyssagues, Cours-de-Monsegur, Dieulivol, Esclottes, Levignac-de-Guyenne, Saint-Astier, Saint-Pierre-sur-Dropt, Saint-Sernin, Sainte-Colombe-de-Duras, Savignac-de-Duras and Taillecavat.

This page in French: Visitez Duras