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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot-et-Garonne

Agen - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot-et-Garonne

Préfecture du Lot-et-Garonne, Agen is halfway between Bordeaux and Toulouse, on an axis linking the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Bathed by the Garonne River and bordered by the Canal de Garonne, the city is lit from the unique light of the Southwest. Renowned for its rugby and its prunes, Agen is revealed to those who take the time to stroll through its streets to discover a rich architectural heritage.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.2031420 (N 44° 12’ 11”)
Longitude0.6163630 (E 0° 36’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 37m to 162m
Surface area11.49 km²
Population34899 inhabitants
Density3037 inhabitants/km²
Insee code47001
IntercommunalityCA d'Agen

Nearest cities & towns

Le Passage3.3 km (8 min)
Bon-Encontre5.5 km (12 min)
Boé5.7 km (10 min)
Colayrac-Saint-Cirq6.7 km (10 min)
Roquefort6.9 km (13 min)
Foulayronnes6.9 km (10 min)
Pont-du-Casse7 km (12 min)
Brax7.8 km (14 min)
Estillac9.6 km (14 min)
Moirax9.8 km (14 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Lusignan10 km (13 min)
Castelculier10.1 km (13 min)
Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois10.8 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Museum of Fine Arts housed in hotels Estrades of Vaurs, Verges and Monluc.

Church of the Jacobins (thirteenth century).

Church of St. Caprais (twelfth century).

Notre Dame du Bourg (twelfth century).

Ducourneau theater.

Saint-Hilaire church (fifteenth century).

Church of Sainte-Foy.

Jayan garden.

Criss-crossing the city, many hotels, including that of Escouloubre, Hutot Tower ...

Do not miss the Canal Bridge.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

The last weekend of August: Grand Pruneau Show. Great free concerts and shows ... During 3 days, companies invest streets downtown, distributions of prunes and sporting plate along the Garonne!

November: Days of wellness Parc des Expositions Agen.

Detailed information

Big Prune Show
A family festival of gastronomy and music dedicated to prunesFrom 26 to 28 august 2016


Canal Bridge to Agen
Canal Bridge to Agen
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Channel Agen
Channel Agen
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One of the many locks Agen
One of the many locks Agen
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Barges on the beginning of the Canal Bridge
Barges on the beginning of the Canal Bridge
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The Garonne
The Garonne
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Small friendly corner of Agen
Small friendly corner of Agen
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Bridge over the Canal
Bridge over the Canal
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Monument at the corner of Bridge- channel
Monument at the corner of Bridge- channel
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Small decoration Agen
Small decoration Agen
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One of the many trees that populate Agen
One of the many trees that populate Agen
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bamboo maze, cellar tour and Armagnac tasting
Local flavoursFreeLarroque-sur-l'Osse (37 km)
Walk at La Colline aux Chevaux
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 35 € Coutures (39 km)
Canoe or kayak on the Tarn
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 30 € Moissac (40 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (36 km)
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4h15Cancon (37 km)
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (38 km)
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (52 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals