Lot-et-Garonne places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Lot-et-Garonne department of Aquitaine. See also our Lot-et-Garonne guide.

Lot-et-Garonne sightseeing and tourist information

photo of Agen


The principal town in Lot-et-Garonne, Agen is pleasant to explore if not a 'tourist town' [...]

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photo of Allemans-du-Dropt


Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our favourite is the church with its med [...]

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photo of Barbaste


In the center of Barbaste you can see a 13th century fortified mill and a 12th century bridge [...]

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photo of Beauville


Beauville is one of several very small but pretty villages in the heart of the countryside [...]

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photo of Casteljaloux


Towards the south of Lot-et-Garonne, Casteljloux has a small historic centre and a popula spa treatment centre [...]

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photo of Castillonnes


Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most of the others [...]

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photo of Caudecoste


Caudecoste is just one of the scenic villages along the border between Lot-et-Garonne and Tarn-et-Garonne [...]

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photo of Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

The medieval Chateau-de-Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one of our favourite castles in France [...]

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photo of Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through the adjacent gardens can be pleasant in spring [...]

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photo of Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the scenic Gavaudun Valley [...]

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photo of Duras


Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the local wine and the Chateau de Duras in the town [...]

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photo of Frespech


Frespech is another in the cluster of picturesque villages typical of this region [...]

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photo of Laroque-Timbaut


Laroque-Timbaut is one of our favourite tiny villags in the heart of the Lot-et-Garonne [...]

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photo of Lauzun


Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position in the valley of the Dropt River and the attractio [...]

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photo of Marmande


The town of Marmande is not usually visited by tourists but if you are passing be sure to stop and take a look [...]

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photo of Mezin


The small town of Mezin has a charming central market square with a fortified church [...]

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photo of Miramont-de-Guyenne


Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit on Monday when the market takes place if possible. [...]

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photo of Monflanquin


Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the 13th century bastide town of Monflanquin has an attract [...]

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photo of Nerac


The quiet town of Nerac in the southern Lot-et-Garonne is ideally visited on Saturday, market day [...]

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photo of Penne d'Agenais

Penne d'Agenais

The street up through the historic centre of Penne d'Agenais leads you to the imposing, if quite recent, basilica o [...]

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photo of Poudenas


The scenic village of Poudenas has a bridge across the small river and a castle with large gardens to visit [...]

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photo of Pujols


The small village of Pujols manages to squeeze a great deal of character, interesting houses and lovely views for s [...]

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photo of Puymirol


Not far from Agen, the small town of Puymirol has a good number of interesting medieval houses in its old town [...]

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photo of Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois


Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois is a fortified village with a church on a hilltop west of Agen [...]

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photo of Tournon d'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

The steep streets of Tournon d'Agenais lead you around the historic centre of one of our favourite villages in cent [...]

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photo of Villeneuve de Mezin

Villeneuve de Mezin

This tiny village is just one of several in the northern Gascony region that have a fortified ancient church. [...]

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photo of Villeneuve-sur-Lot


In Villeneuve-sur-Lot it is the views from th bridge across the river, the bastide square and the church that are o [...]

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photo of Villereal


Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive wooden market hall occupying the centr [...]

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For more information about the department see the detailed Lot-et-Garonne travel guide


Market towns & days in Lot-et-Garonne

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Agen: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday
Aiguillon: Tuesday & Friday
Astaffort: Monday
Bon-Encontre: Sunday
Cancon: Monday
Casteljaloux: Tuesday & Saturday
Castelmoron-sur-Lot: Wednesday
Castillonnes: Friday (high season only)
Castillonnes: Tuesday
Duras: Thursday (high season only)
Duras: Saturday & Monday
Lavardac: Wednesday
Layrac: Friday
Mezin: Sunday
Miramont-de-Guyenne: Monday
Miramont-de-Guyenne: Friday (high season only)
Monflanquin: Thursday
Monsempron-Libos: Thursday
Nerac: Saturday
Pujols: Sunday
Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: Saturday
Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot: Friday
Sauveterre-la-Lemance: Wednesday (high season only)
Tonneins: Wednesday & Saturday
Villereal: Saturday
Villereal: Wednesday (high season only)

Selected tourist attractions in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Theme Park

Walibi Aquitaine

Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Nerac: Tourist guide

Religious Monuments

Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin)

Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac)

Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot)

Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac)

Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech)

Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax)

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Monflanquin: Tourist guide

Pujols: Tourist guide

UNESCO world heritage sites

Agen cathédrale St Caprais (monuments on French pilgrim routes): Tourist guide