Agen

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Agen
TownAgen
Insee code47001
Postcode47000
Latitude44.2031420
Longitude0.6163630
AltitudeFrom 37 to 162 meters
Surface11.49 km²
Population34837 inhabitants
Density3031 inhabitants/km²

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National labelLe Passage at 1.2 km
DepartmentLot-et-GaronneBon-Encontre at 4.6 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Agen
Information pointsTourist Office of Agen
Leisure centresMarina of La Gare du Pin,   Museum of Fine Art of Agen
MonumentsCanal Bridge of Agen,   Cathedral Saint-Caprais
Performance hallsExhibition Park Agen Expo Congrès,   Florida,   Stadium Armandie

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

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.

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Big Prune ShowA family festival of gastronomy and music dedicated to prunes
From 29th to 31st August 2014

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Z'Animoland animal theme parkEntertainment6 €La Croix-Blanche (11.8 km)
Maiden flight in a flexwing or multi-axis microlightSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 135 €Montpezat (19.9 km)
Private relaxation area: sauna, Turkish bath, spaWellbeingFrom 60 € to 181 €Barbaste (28 km)

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PHOTOS

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One of the many trees that populate AgenOne of the many trees that populate Agen

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 11°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table d'Armandie
Agen
CONTEMPORARY STYLE - Relaxed, modern and bright, Armandie table is a very good restaurant that knows how to stay simple and user friendly. At the entrance of Agen, just next to the...
Located in Agen41 € per person 
Italian restaurantBistro Dell’Arte  
8.3
Agen
IN RED AND BLACK - Ebony Bistro tables, benches and red leather seats, clean lines: Bistro Dell'Arte, you can marry a modern setting with 100% traditional recipes of Italy. GIANT CARD...
Located in Agen24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantImagine  
8.7
Boé
Imagine a peaceful place, where the time of a meal, or more, you sit comfortably. At the edge of the pool. Or lake. Or in the garden. You are at the gates of the town of Agen Boe at...
Located 3.3 km from Agen28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsAu bonheur d'alphonse    
9.7
Lusignan-Petit
Come relax in a picturesque village in the South West of France in a true family home newly renovated old stone presbytery. With fine weather, enjoy the swimming pool, terrace and barbecue....
Located 10.6 km from AgenFrom 75 € to 85 € the double room 
Castle with 4 bedroomsDomaine de Bernou    
10
La Croix-Blanche
In a green setting, this beautiful home is a charming guest house in the countryside 13 km north of Agen. The area is also home to a horse farm. Gourmet cuisine, swimming pool, caves....
Located 12.2 km from AgenFrom 78 € to 88 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsHourné    
10
Calignac
Surrounded by fields bathed in light reminiscent of Tuscany, Hourné, a former barn, has been tastefully transformed into a 3-star B&B.
Located 18.1 km from Agen95 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsDomaine de lassord 'l'eden park'
Agen
Nestled on a hillside between city and countryside in the heart of South West and 2 minutes from Agen, we fell in love with this character and his loft. Its fleet of 1.5 ha is a paradise...
Located in AgenFrom 630 € to 930 € per week 
House for 4 personsMaison de Cyril  
9.2
Saint-Hilaire-de-Lusignan
Independent, not overlooked, ideal for 1 couple with or without children. Home Set in a 1500 m² garden shared with the owners. Pets are welcome, but dogs that pursue the cats because...
Located 8.5 km from AgenFrom 250 € to 300 € per week 
House for 2 personsGite Borde Basse  
9.4
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Foulayronnes
In a haven of peace and tranquility this property is comfortable for two people. Housed on the heights of Foulayronnes not overlooked, independent of the owners' house, you have free...
Located 8.8 km from AgenFrom 200 € to 515 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
33 places over 19 haLac de neguenou    
9.5
Prayssas
At the heart of the south-west, 18 km from Agen, Domaine du Lac de Néguenou open from March to October in a unique environment for relaxation, sports and outdoor leisure nature. Camping...
Located 11.7 km from AgenFrom 12 € to 20 € per day 
80 places over 20 haCamping Saint-Louis***     NEW
Lamontjoie
Nora and Francis are pleased to welcome you for a day, a weekend or a holiday camping holiday Lamontjoie St. Louis (47), typical country house country Albret in Gascony. Our campsite,...
Located 16.2 km from Agen14 € per day 
109 places over 7 haCamping *** lot et bastides    
9.6
Pujols
The Lot et Bastides Campsite was built in 2012 at the foot of the medieval village of Pujols, listed as one of “France's Most Beautiful Villages”, and right next to the town of Villeneuve...
Located 22 km from AgenFrom 14 € to 19 € per day 

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HOTELS

Residence Astoria - Hotel in AgenResidence Astoria     
8.3
Agen
The Résidence Astoria is located in Agen, half-way between Bordeaux and Toulouse. It has an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a large sunbathing terrace. The Astoria offers air-conditioned...
Located in AgenRoom from 65 €
Appart'City Agen - Hotel in AgenAppart'City Agen     
8.3
Agen
This air-conditioned residence is located in the historic city centre, just a 5-minute walk from the SNCF train station. It offers fully furnished studios with equipped kitchens and...
Located in AgenRoom from 34 €
Résidence Columba - Hotel in AgenRésidence Columba    
8
Agen
Résidence Columba is located a 5-minute drive from the centre of Agen, 750 metres from Armandie sports stadium and the exhibition centre, and less than a 15-minute walk from River...
Located in AgenRoom from 15 €

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Les Bastides du Golf d'Albret
Les Bastides is located in the Aquitaine, on Albret 18-hole golf course and just 35 km from Agen. It has an outdoor pool and its apartments have satellite...
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Deltour Hôtel Bias
Situated in Bias, 3.3 km away from Villeneuve-sur-Lot and its train station, Deltour Hôtel Bias has free Wi-Fi, free private...
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