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Duras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Duras in Lot-et-Garonne

Visit Duras: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the local wine and the Chateau de Duras in the town

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Duras. For detailed visitor information see the Duras travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Allemans-du-Dropt at 10 km and Pellegrue at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Duras, 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 Duras in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Monsegur

Monsegur

at 9 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial...

See Monsegur guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when...

See Pellegrue guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide
 
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Eynesse

Eynesse

at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 17 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Eymet guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 18 km (direction east), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Marmande

Marmande

at 20 km (direction south)

The town of Marmande is not usually visited by tourists...

See Marmande guide
Jardins de Beauchamp

Jardins de Beauchamp

Garden at 20 km (direction south)

The Jardins de Beauchamp is an attractive garden on the edge of...

See Jardins de Beauchamp guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we...

See La Reole guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 22 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Lauzun

Lauzun

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Lauzun guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman...

See Montcaret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Duras

 
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Markets in and near Duras

Market days in Duras: seasonal market: Thursday; weekly market: Saturday & Monday;

  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (0km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (16km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (17km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (27km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Tonneins: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Duras

More information about Duras, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Duras, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (17km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (19km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (19km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (46km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Duras is in the south-west of France at 63 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Duras is 493 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Duras

Canton: Duras

Arrondissement: Marmande

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47120

Distance to Duras

from Agen (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 708 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 722 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 Duras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-sur-Dropt, Baleyssagues, Cours-de-Monsegur, Dieulivol, Esclottes, Levignac-de-Guyenne, Saint-Astier, Saint-Pierre-sur-Dropt, Saint-Sernin, Sainte-Colombe-de-Duras, Savignac-de-Duras and Taillecavat.

This page in French: Visiter Duras

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