Penne-d’Agenais is a commune on the river Lot in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France (Nouvelle-Aquitaine region). The inhabitants of Penne-d’Agenais are called the Pennois.

It is a member of the The Most Beautiful Villages of France association.

Main attractions

Civil Heritage

There are several monuments to discover in Penne-d’Agenais:

  • The city gate
  • The Ferracap gate
  • The Ricard’s door

  • The Listening Tower
  • The castle of Noaillac
  • The ruins of the Richard the Lionheart castle

  • The Gallo-Roman bridge of Payssel
  • The War Memorial by sculptor Antoine Bourlange

Religious heritage

  • Notre-Dame de Peyragude sanctuary. The church is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Saint-Saturnin Church of Magnac. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Notre-Dame-du-Mercadiel Church in Penne-d’Agenais. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.

  • Notre-Dame d’Allemans Church. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Sainte-Foy Church in Sainte-Foy. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.

  • Saint-Léger Church of Penne-d’Agenais. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Church of the Cordeliers convent of Penne-d’Agenais.

  • Saint-Martin Church of Saint-Martin-des-Cailles. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Church of Saint-Pierre de Noaillac. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Saint-Pierre-ès-Liens Church in Port-de-Penne. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.
  • Notre-Dame Church of Penne-d’Agenais. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage.

How to get to?

Penne-d’Agenais station has rail connections to Périgueux and Agen.

From Paris: 6 hr 50 min (638 km) via A20

From Bordeaux: 1 hr 59 min (156 km) via A62

From Toulouse: 1 hr 44 min (124 km) via A62 and D7

From Andorra: 4 hr 3 min (301 km) via A62

From Barcelona: 5 hr 14 min (515 km) via AP-7 and A61

From Madrid: 8 hr 1 min (754 km) via A-1

Main information

Area: 46 km2

Population: 2445

Coordinates: 44°23′23″N 0°49′11″E

Language: French

Currency: Euro

Visa: Schengen

Time: Central European UTC +1

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