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

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.

Albas is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Albas is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcuq at 14 km and Cahors at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Albas

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

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

  • Causses du Quercy (38km)

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

  • Grottes de Fontirou (47km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (50km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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