Tourism - Lot-et-Garonne

Lot-et-Garonne is a French department that is part of the Aquitaine region. It is surrounded by the departments of Lot, Tarn-et-Garonne, Gers, Landes, Gironde and Dordogne. The main cities are Agen, Marmande, Nérac and Villeneuve-sur-Lot.

The tourism industry is mainly concentrated on outdoor activities with green tourism and the ‘green road’ a cycling track of 87km long along the Garonne Canal. The ‘Cycling road’ or Véloroute in French, along the Lot Valley, and river holidays on the Garonne Canal and the Canal du midi that connect the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Woods, ‘causses’ and plateaus form the landscapes of the department as well as the vineyards of the Buzet and the Armagnac. Lot-et-Garonne is also the land of ‘Bastides’ and of the art of living. The castles of Duras and Bonaguil, the Romanesque churches, simple villages or towns such as Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Agen and Buzet-sur-Baïse are sites not to be missed.

Cultural events happening in Lot-et-Garonne are ‘Le grand Pruneau Show’ in Agen, Ferias in Casteljaloux, the Lyrical Festival on the Marmandais and the Theatre Festival in Bonaguil-Fumel.

Top tourist cities in Lot-et-Garonne


Tourism Agen

Agen, located in Aquitaine, on the banks of the Garonne in Lot-et-Garonne department. Famous for its prunes cultivated since ancient times, Agen offers a picturesque town that looks like a big friendly village. Sights in Agen Cathedral of St. Caprais Museum ...

Must : Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Agen, Cathédrale Saint-Caprais


Tourism Marmande

Marmande is an administrative center of district and under prefecture of the department of Lot-et-Garonne, in the region Aquitaine. Sights in Marmande Church Notre-Dame of Marmande Cloisters Notre-Dame constructed at the 13th century, restored at the 14th century, ...


Tourism Nérac

Nérac is situated in the department of Lot-et-Garonne and the region Aquitaine. To visit Castle of Nérac (the Castle Museum of the Albret) The church St Nicolas The House of the Lectures The House Sully The Old Bridge The Quays of the Baïse ...

Must : Château de Nérac


Tourism Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Villeneuve-sur-Lot (Occitan: Vilanuèva LTO) is a French commune, located in the department of Lot-et-Garonne and the Aquitaine region. Founded in 1253 by Alphonse de Poitiers, the borders of Périgord and Guyenne, serving as a fulcrum to spread strongholds ...

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