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Bannes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Cere at 6 km from Bannes

Visit Bannes: highlights and tourist information

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Bannes is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cere at 6 km and Autoire at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bannes, 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 Bannes in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take...

See Saint-Cere guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you...

See Autoire guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make...

See Loubressac guide
 
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Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 12 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in red...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Gramat

Gramat

at 15 km (direction west)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your children will enjoy...

See Gramat guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of...

See Carennac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 23 km (direction west)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both an...

See Rocamadour guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of...

See Curemonte guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bannes

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Markets in and near Bannes

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (24km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (35km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

More information about Bannes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bannes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (7km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (12km)
  • Assier Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (18km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (55km)
  • Verger de Déduit (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bannes is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Bannes is 451 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bannes

Canton: Saint-Céré

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46400

Distance to Bannes

from Cahors (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 451 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aynac, Espeyroux, Ladirat, Latouille-Lentillac, Leyme, Molieres, Saint-Cere, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse, Saint-Medard-de-Presque, Saint-Paul-de-Vern, Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit and Terrou.

This page in French: Visiter Bannes

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