Vares tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vares: highlights and tourist information

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Vares 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 33 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Vares is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Latour-Marliac waterlily garden at 14 km and Marmande at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vares, 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 Vares 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 Vares

Markets in and near Vares

  • Tonneins: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Castelmoron-sur-Lot: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Aiguillon: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot: market Friday (19km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (19km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (24km)
  • Casteljaloux: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Pujols: market Sunday (27km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Vares, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vares, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (49km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Ets Latour-Marliac (14km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (18km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (18km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (29km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vares

Canton: Tonneins

Arrondissement: Marmande

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47400

Distance to Vares

from Agen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 734 km

from Nice: 558 km

from Bordeaux: 87 km

from Strasbourg: 730 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fauillet, Gontaud-de-Nogaret, Hautesvignes, Tonneins and Verteuil-d'Agenais.

This page in French: Visiter Vares