Gavaudun tourism and travel guide

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

Attractions in Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the scenic Gavaudun Valley: Chateau de Gavaudun

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gavaudun in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Gavaudun at 0 km and Biron at 8 km.

Gavaudun, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle less than one km (direction east)

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the...

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at 8 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing castle, and...

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Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history and countryside...

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Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

Castle at 10 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through...

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Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the 13th century bastide...

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Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 10 km (direction east)

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one of our...

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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Monpazier is an exceptional 13th century bastide town, among the most beautiful villages in...

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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive wooden market...

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

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small...

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Penne d\'Agenais

Penne d'Agenais

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

The street up through the historic centre of Penne d'Agenais leads you to the...

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Tournon d\'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The steep streets of Tournon d'Agenais lead you around the historic centre of one...

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Basilica Notre-Dame in Penne d\'Agenais

Basilica Notre-Dame in Penne d'Agenais

Church at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Gronne department

The basilica Notre-Dame in the village of Penne d'Agenais is a 19th century church...

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

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in the south-east of...

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at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot department

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the villages along...

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Map of places to visit near Gavaudun


Markets in and near Gavaudun

  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (10km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (10km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (13km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (19km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (21km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (25km)

More information about Gavaudun, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gavaudun, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (35km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (36km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (45km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Bourlie (28km)
  • Jardin de Conty (30km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (32km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (32km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (34km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (35km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (37km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (39km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (40km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Gavaudun is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Gavaudun is 490 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gavaudun

Canton: Monflanquin

Arrondissement: Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47150

Distance to Gavaudun

from Agen (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 490 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 689 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 Gavaudun from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cuzorn, Lacapelle-Biron, Lacaussade, Montagnac-sur-Lede, Paulhiac and Salles.

This page in French: Visiter Gavaudun