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Monbalen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monbalen in Lot-et-Garonne

Photo is of Laroque-Timbaut at 4 km from Monbalen

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroque-Timbaut at 4 km and Frespech at 8 km.

Monbalen, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Laroque-Timbaut

Laroque-Timbaut

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

Laroque-Timbaut is one of our favourite tiny villags in the heart of...

See Laroque-Timbaut guide
Frespech

Frespech

at 8 km (direction east)

Frespech is another in the cluster of picturesque villages typical of this...

See Frespech guide
Pujols

Pujols

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The small village of Pujols manages to squeeze a great deal of...

See Pujols guide
Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Villeneuve-sur-Lot

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

In Villeneuve-sur-Lot it is the views from th bridge across the river,...

See Villeneuve-sur-Lot guide
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Basilica Notre-Dame in Penne d'Agenais

Basilica Notre-Dame in Penne d'Agenais

Church at 12 km (direction north-east), in the Lot-et-Gronne department

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

See Basilica Notre-Dame in Penne d'Agenais guide
Penne d'Agenais

Penne d'Agenais

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Penne d'Agenais guide
Beauville

Beauville

at 13 km (direction east)

Beauville is one of several very small but pretty villages in the...

See Beauville guide
Agen

Agen

at 14 km (direction south-west)

The principal town in Lot-et-Garonne, Agen is pleasant to explore if not...

See Agen guide
Puymirol

Puymirol

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

Not far from Agen, the small town of Puymirol has a good...

See Puymirol guide
Roquecor

Roquecor

at 17 km (direction east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Roquecor is a perched village in Tarn-et-Garonne with an attractive historic centre...

See Roquecor guide
Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Garden at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The Latour-Marliac waterlily garden has a stunning collection of waterlilies and a...

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Bourg-de-Visa

Bourg-de-Visa

at 19 km (direction east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Bourg-de-Visa is one of several small villages in this region with no...

See Bourg-de-Visa guide
Montjoi

Montjoi

at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Monjoi is a very unspoiled small village that preserves a great deal...

See Montjoi guide
Caudecoste

Caudecoste

at 21 km (direction south)

Caudecoste is just one of the scenic villages along the border between...

See Caudecoste guide

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Markets in and near Monbalen

  • Pujols: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bon-Encontre: market Sunday (14km)
  • Agen: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot: market Friday (15km)
  • Layrac: market Friday (20km)
  • Castelmoron-sur-Lot: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (23km)
  • Valence, Castelsarrasin: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Monbalen, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (20km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Ets Latour-Marliac (18km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (33km)
  • Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana (40km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (48km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (50km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (50km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (3km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Blaziert (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monbalen is in the south-west of France at 14 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Monbalen is 521 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monbalen

Canton: Laroque-Timbaut

Arrondissement: Agen

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47340

Distance to Monbalen

from Agen (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 521 km

from Calais: 743 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 718 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 Monbalen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bajamont, Cassignas, Castella, Hautefage-la-Tour, La Croix-Blanche, Laroque-Timbaut, Saint-Antoine-de-Ficalba and Sainte-Colombe-de-Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Monbalen

 
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