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Photo is of Gramat at 5 km from Bio

Visit Bio: highlights and tourist information

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Bio is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gramat at 5 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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Bio, 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 Bio in Occitanie.

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

Gramat

Gramat

at 5 km (direction west)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your...

See Gramat guide
Autoire

Autoire

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

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

See Autoire guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Loubressac guide
 
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Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 12 km (direction north-east)

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Rocamadour

Rocamadour

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Rocamadour guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Carennac guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide
Martel

Martel

at 22 km (direction north-west)

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that...

See Martel guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Correze department

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

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

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

See Curemonte guide
Souillac

Souillac

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed...

See Souillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bio

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Markets in and near Bio

  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (27km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (32km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (33km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Bio, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bio, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (11km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (13km)
  • Assier Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (16km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (27km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (42km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (44km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (46km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bio is in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Bio is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bio

Canton: Gramat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46500

Distance to Bio

from Cahors (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albiac, Aynac, Gramat, Issendolus, Lavergne, Mayrinhac-Lentour, Rueyres, Saignes, Saint-Jean-Lagineste, Thegra and Themines.

This page in French: Visiter Bio

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