Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Agen and its surroundings
Agen is a delightful south-western French town, and there are a great many sights to see and things to do. The town has a medieval history, and in the heart of Agen you can see numerous medieval architecture and historic buildings. One of the finest is the Agen Cathedral, which dates back to the 12th century and is an excellent architectural sight to behold and a building of religious importance in the region. Alternatively, the Saint Hilaire church is another of Agen’s excellent religious sights dating back to medieval times. For visitors looking for something a little more atmospheric, then why not head to a local game of rugby union, where you can watch SU Agen play. Those looking for art and culture are also particularly well catered for; the town’s fine arts museum, housing a huge variety of works from prehistoric, medieval and modern times, boasts an excellent collection of high quality. Or if you want to catch a live theatrical performance, then head to the Théâtre Ducourneau, which regularly stages many performances and a good variety of old and new plays. However you choose to spend your time in Agen, make sure you book your room at the Campanile Agen to make it a truly memorable holiday experience.