Pujols is a commune in the South-West of France, located in the Lot-et-Garonne department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine region).

Its inhabitants are called Pujolaises and Pujolais. It is a member of the The Most Beautiful Villages of France association.

Main attractions

  • Saint-Nicolas Church, former Saint-Nicolas collegiate church, from the 14th century. The building was listed as a historic monument in 1926.

  • Sainte-Foy Church, classified as a historic monument in 1903;

  • Saint-Étienne du Mail Church, classified as a historic monument in 1996;

  • Saint-Martin de Noaillac Church. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage. Mentioned as early as 1271, it was rebuilt in the first half of the 16th century.

  • Church of Saint-Pierre de Domillac. It is listed in the General Inventory of Cultural Heritage. The church cited in 1271 was rebuilt at the end of the 15th century or the beginning of the 16th century. It was first dedicated to Notre-Dame, then to Saint Pierre, from 1520. The bell tower was rebuilt in 1831.

  • The war memorial, following a project presented in 1922 by the Villefranche-sur-Lot architect Gaston Rapin, created by the sculptor Antoine Bourlange.
  • House, rue de la Citadelles, near the Porte des Anglais, dating from the 16th century.

  • House, rue de la Citadelle, near Place Saint-Nicolas, from the 16th century.
  • Pujols castle. The castrum is cited in 1259. The castle was rebuilt at the end of the Middle Ages on the most vulnerable part of the site, opposite the town hall. It is a rectangular building surrounded by towers. The castle was demolished in 1829. Some of its stones were used to build the Eysses prison. Elements of the walls and the base of the northeast tower remain.

  • Saint-Christophe de Cambes Priory, along CD 223. It depended on the Chaise-Dieu Abbey following the Raoul Passeron de Saint-Sauves donation, in 1060 according to Abbot Gerbeau.

  • Church of Saint-Christophe de Cambes.

How to get to?

From Paris: 6 hr 47 min (650 km) via A20

From Bordeaux: 1 hr 46 min (144 km) via A62

From Toulouse: 1 hr 44 min (147 km) via A62

From Andorra: 4 hr (328 km) via A62

From Barcelona: 5 hr 15 min (538 km) via AP-7 and A61

From Madrid: 7 hr 30 min (735 km) via A-1

Main information

Area: 25 km2

Population: 3747

Coordinates: 44°23′11″N 0°41′21″E

Language: French

Currency: Euro

Visa: Schengen

Time: Central European UTC +1

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