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

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

Monflanquin is a picturesque country house of the thirteenth century, perched on his "Pech", located in a region of hills, between Agen, Perigord and Quercy, by Stendhal compared to "a small Tuscany". It celebrated its 750th anniversary in 2006.

Alphonse de Poitiers, Comte de Toulouse creates Bastide in 1256 at the signing of the Charter of Customs, establishing political and civil liberties for citizens.

Town in the Aquitaine region, located northeast of the Lot-et-Garonne department in the district of Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Monflanquin is chief town of canton. She is a member of the Community of Communes "Bastide in Upper Agenais Périgord."

Its communal area covers 6221 hectares. There are 2 345 inhabitants according to the last census in 2012.

The village is fortunate to have inherited from past centuries, an exceptionally well-preserved heritage, ranked among one of the most beautiful villages of France and benefiting the label Green holiday resort.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.5327480 (N 44° 31’ 58”)
Longitude0.7677170 (E 0° 46’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 64m to 207m
Surface area62.21 km²
Population2397 inhabitants
Density38 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAgen (49 km, 50 min)
Insee code47175
IntercommunalityCC des Bastides en Haut Agenais Périgord

Nearest cities & towns

Lacaussade6.2 km (9 min)
Savignac-sur-Leyze6.5 km (11 min)
Paulhiac7 km (11 min)
Montagnac-sur-Lède7.4 km (10 min)
Laussou7.4 km (9 min)
Saint-Eutrope-de-Born8 km (13 min)
La Sauvetat-sur-Lède9.4 km (12 min)
Salles9.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Villeréal10.5 km (13 min)
Boudy-de-Beauregard10.8 km (15 min)
Saint-Aubin11 km (15 min)
Gavaudun11.8 km (15 min)
Monségur12.1 km (14 min)
Dévillac12.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Monflanquin, place des Arcades
Monflanquin, place des Arcades
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Monflanquin to church
Monflanquin to church
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Monflanquin, market place des Arcades
Monflanquin, market place des Arcades
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Museum Bastides
Museum Bastides
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Monflanquin, field of rapeseed
Monflanquin, field of rapeseed
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Medieval Feasts of Monflanquin
Medieval Feasts of Monflanquin
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Saturday 10 october
Min. 4°C - Max. 20°C
Sunday 11 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C
Monday 12 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover the Lot Valley
Culture and education25 € to 32 € Penne-d'Agenais (13.9 km)
Renaissance Painting Course
Arts and Crafts35 € Villeneuve-sur-Lot (14.8 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (18.2 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (33 km)
Horse ride
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 25 € Clairac (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4h15Cancon (11.2 km)
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (23 km)
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (24 km)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (25 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumont-du-Périgord (26 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals