Fons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fons: highlights and tourist information

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Fons is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Fons is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cardaillac at 4 km and Lacapelle-Marival at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fons, 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 Fons in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fons

Markets in and near Fons

  • Figeac: market Saturday (9km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (32km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Fons, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Fons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (6km)
  • Chateau Montal (23km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (33km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (45km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (47km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (18km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fons

Canton: Figeac-Ouest

Arrondissement: Figeac

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46100

Distance to Fons

from Cahors (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 699 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambes, Camburat, Cardaillac, Fourmagnac, Issepts, Le Bourg, Le Bouyssou, Lissac-et-Mouret, Planioles, Reyrevignes and Saint-Bressou.

This page in French: Visiter Fons