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Albas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Albas: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Albas, a village on the Lot river, has a renowned wine festival each May

Albas is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcuq at 14 km and Pont Valentré at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Albas, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Albas in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Puy-l'Eveque

Puy-l'Eveque

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the...

See Puy-l'Eveque guide
Montcuq

Montcuq

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big church in...

See Montcuq guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 16 km (direction east)

Pont Valentré in Cahors is an impressive fortified bridge from the middle...

See Pont Valentré guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 17 km (direction east)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following the...

See Cahors gardens guide
 
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Cahors

Cahors

at 17 km (direction east)

Best known for the famous Pont Valentre bridge, Cahors is...

See Cahors guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 17 km (direction east)

The cathedral of Saint-Etienne in Cahors is an unusual...

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting,...

See Chateau de Bonaguil guide
Tournon d'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The steep streets of Tournon d'Agenais lead you around the...

See Tournon d'Agenais guide
Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

Castle at 21 km (direction west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but...

See Chateau de Fumel guide
Montaigu-de-Quercy

Montaigu-de-Quercy

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montaigu-de-Quercy is a peaceful town in Quercy, at its...

See Montaigu-de-Quercy guide
Villefranche-du-Perigord

Villefranche-du-Perigord

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts,...

See Villefranche-du-Perigord guide
Castelnau-Montratier

Castelnau-Montratier

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Castelnau-Montratier is a historic village with an imposing church...

See Castelnau-Montratier guide
Lauzerte

Lauzerte

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Lauzerte, a small bastide town in a hilltop position, is one...

See Lauzerte guide
Roquecor

Roquecor

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Roquecor is a perched village in Tarn-et-Garonne with an attractive historic centre...

See Roquecor guide

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

Map of places to visit near Albas

 
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Markets in and near Albas

  • Prayssac: market Friday (5km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (15km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (22km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Albas, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Albas, France

What to do at Albas? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Albas.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (37km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (40km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (17km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (25km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (26km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (37km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (40km)
  • Jardin de Conty (40km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (45km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Albas is in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Albas is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Albas

Canton: Luzech

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46140

Distance to Albas

from Cahors (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 722 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 149 km

from Strasbourg: 676 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglars-Juillac, Belaye, Cambayrac, Castelfranc, Labastide-du-Vert, Lagardelle, Luzech, Prayssac, Saint-Vincent-Rive-d'Olt and Sauzet.

This page in French: Visiter Albas

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