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Cancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cancon in Lot-et-Garonne

Photo is of Monflanquin at 11 km from Cancon

Visit Cancon: highlights and tourist information

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Cancon is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Monflanquin

Monflanquin

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the 13th...

See Monflanquin guide
Castillonnes

Castillonnes

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than...

See Castillonnes guide
Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns,...

See Villereal guide
Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Villeneuve-sur-Lot

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

In Villeneuve-sur-Lot it is the views from th bridge across the river,...

See Villeneuve-sur-Lot guide
 
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Lauzun

Lauzun

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its...

See Lauzun guide
Pujols

Pujols

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The small village of Pujols manages to squeeze a great deal of...

See Pujols guide
Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Garden at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The Latour-Marliac waterlily garden has a stunning collection of waterlilies...

See Latour-Marliac waterlily garden guide
Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 21 km (direction east)

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a...

See Chateau de Gavaudun guide
Issigeac

Issigeac

at 22 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and...

See Issigeac guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit on...

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide
Penne d'Agenais

Penne d'Agenais

at 22 km (direction south-east)

The street up through the historic centre of Penne d'Agenais leads you...

See Penne d'Agenais guide
Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

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

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history...

See Chateau de Biron guide
Biron

Biron

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

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an...

See Biron guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some...

See Eymet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cancon

 
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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

What to do at Cancon? 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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Cancon is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Cancon is 498 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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