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Durance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Durance in Lot-et-Garonne

Photo is of Barbaste at 10 km from Durance

Visit Durance: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbaste at 10 km and Poudenas at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Durance, 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 Durance in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbaste

Barbaste

at 10 km (direction east)

In the center of Barbaste you can see a 13th century...

See Barbaste guide
Poudenas

Poudenas

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The scenic village of Poudenas has a bridge across...

See Poudenas guide
Mezin

Mezin

at 14 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Mezin has a charming central market square with...

See Mezin guide
Nerac

Nerac

at 15 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Nerac in the southern Lot-et-Garonne is ideally...

See Nerac guide
 
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Villeneuve de Mezin

Villeneuve de Mezin

at 18 km (direction south-east)

This tiny village is just one of several in the...

See Villeneuve de Mezin guide
Casteljaloux

Casteljaloux

at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

Towards the south of Lot-et-Garonne, Casteljloux has a small historic...

See Casteljaloux guide
Fources

Fources

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gers department

Fources, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' is unusual...

See Fources guide
Montreal-du-Gers

Montreal-du-Gers

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south), in the Gers department

After exploring the picturesque village at Montreal-du-Gers you can visit the Roman...

See Montreal-du-Gers guide
Larressingle

Larressingle

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gers department

Larressingle is a perfect medieval fortified village, with the...

See Larressingle guide
Condom cathedral

Condom cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Gers department

The cathedral in Condom includes a rood-screen, 15th century doorways and a...

See Condom cathedral guide
Condom

Condom

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Gers department

In the town of Condom it is the Cathedral...

See Condom guide
Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois

Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois

at 28 km (direction east)

Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois is a fortified village with a church on a hilltop west...

See Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois guide
Mauvezin d'Armagnac

Mauvezin d'Armagnac

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Landes department

Mauvezin d'Armagnac is a very small village in the Landes with good...

See Mauvezin d'Armagnac guide
Eauze

Eauze

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval...

See Eauze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Durance

 
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Markets in and near Durance

  • Lavardac: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Mezin: market Sunday (14km)
  • Nerac: market Saturday (14km)
  • Casteljaloux: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Aiguillon: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Tonneins: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Condom: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Eauze: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Agen: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Durance, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Durance, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana (34km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (38km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (39km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Blaziert (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Durance is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Durance is 548 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Durance

Canton: Houeillès

Arrondissement: Nérac

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47420

Distance to Durance

from Agen (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 548 km

from Calais: 765 km

from Nice: 571 km

from Bordeaux: 95 km

from Strasbourg: 761 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 Durance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bousses and Pompiey.

This page in French: Visiter Durance

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