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Visit Fumel: highlights and tourist information

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Fumel 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 43 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Fumel is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Fumel

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through the adjacent gardens can be pleasant in spring: Chateau de Fumel

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Fumel at 1 km and Chateau de Bonaguil at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fumel, 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 Fumel 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 Fumel

Markets in and near Fumel

  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (3km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (17km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (18km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Fumel, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Fumel, France

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

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 Notre-Dame (Lacour) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (24km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (33km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (38km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (49km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (49km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (51km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Pèlerin (31km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (31km)
  • Jardin de Conty (34km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (34km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (36km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (37km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (38km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (39km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (39km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (30km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fumel

Canton: Fumel

Arrondissement: Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47500

Distance to Fumel

from Agen (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 720 km

from Nice: 512 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 689 km

Getting here

Fumel 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 Fumel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau de Fumel, Condezaygues, Cuzorn, Monsempron-Libos, Montayral, Saint-Vite and Soturac.

This page in French: Visiter Fumel

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