Cologne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cologne: highlights and tourist information

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Cologne is situated in the Gers department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 33 kilometres from Auch, the department capital (general information: Cologne is 580 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrant at 7 km and Beaumont-de-Lomagne at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cologne, 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 Cologne in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cologne

Markets in and near Cologne

  • Cadours: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Mauvezin: market Monday (8km)
  • Gimont: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Launac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Beaumont-de-Lomagne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Leguevin: market Sunday (25km)
  • Verdun-sur-Garonne: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Clar: market Thursday (25km)
  • Grenade: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lavit: market Friday (27km)

More information about Cologne, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cologne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (21km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (26km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (40km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (41km)
  • Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ordan-Larroque (42km)
  • Blaziert (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cologne

Canton: Cologne

Arrondissement: Auch

Department: Gers

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 32430

Distance to Cologne

from Auch (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 580 km

from Calais: 806 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 751 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardizas, Cadours, Cox, Encausse, Lareole, Saint-Cricq, Saint-Georges, Saint-Orens, Sainte-Anne, Sarrant, Sirac, Thoux and Touget.

This page in French: Visiter Cologne