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Villefranche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont d'Astarac at 17 km from Villefranche

Visit Villefranche: highlights and tourist information

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Villefranche is situated in the Gers department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont d'Astarac at 17 km and Auch at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villefranche, 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 Villefranche in Occitanie.

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

Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Auch

Auch

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Cazeres

Cazeres

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide
 
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Lavardens

Lavardens

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle and the church are among the places of interest in...

See Lavardens guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Sarrant

Sarrant

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

The ancient gateway and half-timbered houses bring a medieval feel to the...

See Sarrant guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt...

See Carbonne guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Fleurance

Fleurance

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

The central square with its arcades and traditional market hall are the...

See Fleurance guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse...

See Tourtouse guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 51 km (direction north-west)

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best known...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gers

Map of places to visit near Villefranche

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Markets in and near Villefranche

  • Seissan: market Friday (13km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gimont: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Auch: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (28km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (32km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (35km)
  • Mauvezin: market Monday (36km)
  • Saint-Lys: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Villefranche, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villefranche, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (17km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Save (22km)
  • Forêt de Bouconne (47km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ordan-Larroque (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villefranche is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Auch, the department capital (general information: Villefranche is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche

Canton: Lombez

Arrondissement: Auch

Department: Gers

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 32420

Distance to Villefranche

from Auch (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 528 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 789 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefranche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betcave-Aguin, Gaujan, Meilhan, Molas, Monbardon, Moncorneil-Grazan, Monties, Pellefigue, Puymaurin, Sarcos, Simorre, Tachoires and Tournan.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche

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