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Penne d'Agenais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Penne d'Agenais: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The street up through the historic centre of Penne d'Agenais leads you to the imposing, if quite recent, basilica on the hill.

Penne d'Agenais 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 Penne d'Agenais. For detailed visitor information see the Penne d'Agenais travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villeneuve-sur-Lot at 9 km and Pujols at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Penne d'Agenais, 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 Penne d'Agenais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Frespech

Frespech

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Frespech guide
Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Villeneuve-sur-Lot

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Villeneuve-sur-Lot guide
Pujols

Pujols

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Pujols guide
Roquecor

Roquecor

at 12 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Roquecor guide
 
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Laroque-Timbaut

Laroque-Timbaut

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laroque-Timbaut guide
Beauville

Beauville

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Beauville guide
Tournon d'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Tournon d'Agenais guide
Monflanquin

Monflanquin

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Monflanquin guide
Montaigu-de-Quercy

Montaigu-de-Quercy

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

Montaigu-de-Quercy is a peaceful town in Quercy, at its liveliest with...

See Montaigu-de-Quercy guide
Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

Castle at 17 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public...

See Chateau de Fumel guide
Bourg-de-Visa

Bourg-de-Visa

at 18 km (direction south-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
Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Gavaudun guide
Puymirol

Puymirol

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Puymirol guide
Montjoi

Montjoi

at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Montjoi guide

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Map of places to visit near Penne d'Agenais

 
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Markets in and near Penne d'Agenais

  • Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot: market Saturday (1km)
  • Pujols: market Sunday (10km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (14km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (17km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot: market Friday (18km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (22km)
  • Bon-Encontre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Castelmoron-sur-Lot: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Agen: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Penne d'Agenais, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Penne d'Agenais, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (15km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (34km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (13km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Penne d'Agenais is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Penne d'Agenais is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Penne d'Agenais

Canton: Penne-d'Agenais

Arrondissement: Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47140

Distance to Penne d'Agenais

from Agen (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 510 km

from Calais: 734 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 121 km

from Strasbourg: 706 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 Penne d'Agenais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auradou, Massoules, Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot and Trentels.

This page in French: Visiter Penne d'Agenais

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