Cancon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cancon: highlights and tourist information

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Cancon is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Cancon is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Monflanquin at 11 km and Castillonnes at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cancon, 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 Cancon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Cancon

Markets in and near Cancon

Market days in Cancon: weekly market: Monday;

  • Cancon: market Monday (0km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (11km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (15km)
  • Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot: market Friday (15km)
  • Pujols: market Sunday (17km)
  • Castelmoron-sur-Lot: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Cancon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cancon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cancon.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (15km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (45km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Ets Latour-Marliac (19km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (23km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (37km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (37km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (40km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (41km)
  • Jardin de Conty (45km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (51km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (52km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (53km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (25km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cancon

Canton: Cancon

Arrondissement: Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47290

Distance to Cancon

from Agen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 538 km

from Bordeaux: 101 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

Cancon is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Bordeaux or Bergerac. To drive from the UK allow around 10-11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Cancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaugas, Boudy-de-Beauregard, Castelnaud-de-Gratecambe, Lougratte, Moulinet, Saint-Eutrope-de-Born, Saint-Maurice-de-Lestapel and Saint-Pastour.

This page in French: Visiter Cancon