Durance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Durance: highlights and tourist information

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Durance 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: Durance is 548 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Durance

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

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)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Durance 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 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