Things to see and do - Agen
Agen Travel guide
Agen : Michelin's recommendations
This quintessentially Southern town has an ambience of carefree goodwill, and why not, given that it is officially “the happiest town in France”? It is a pleasure to stroll along its medieval streets bordered by half-timbered houses and through its shady squares and pedestrianised areas. The town is far from sleepy, however, and is especially lively during the last weekend of August when its renowned prune festival takes place.
Tourist attractions Agen : Things to see and do
Place du Dr-Esquirol
An attractive backdrop for this museum, located in four 16C-17C residences (Estrades, Vaurs, Vergès and Monluc): medieval art (a 16C Brussels tapestry entitled The Month of March); archaeological items include the jewel of the collection, a 1C BC Gre..
With its terraced bars and brasseries, this is one of the liveliest places to go in town. This square honours a wig maker from Agen by the name of Jacques Boë or Jasmin (1798-1864), who was one of the most important poets in Langue d'oc in the 19C ( ..
59 Rue des Ambans F - 47000 Agen
Prix Prices from : 39 €
Set in the historic district in Agen City Centre, this low-cost hotel provides free Wi-Fi access in the non-smoking guest rooms. Agen Train Station is located 240 metres away. A TV and work desk feature in each room, and all of the rooms have a simp..
22 cours du 14 juillet F - 47000 Agen
Prix Prices from : 45 €
Located in the centre of Agen, this 3-star hotel is an 8-minute walk from the train station. An LCD TV and free Wi-Fi are provided in the soundproofed guest rooms. Each room features a traditional décor. Satellite TV and an electric kettle are inclu..
105 Bd du president Carnot F - 47000 Agen
The Citotel Stim'Otel restaurant features 58 rooms, air-conditioning and a large car park in the back. It is situated in the city centre, opposite the post office. Citotel Stim'Otel offers modern comforts along with quality services and welcomes you..
7 cours Washington F - 47000 Agen
In this pleasant restaurant in a mansion built by architect Charles Garnier, rediscover traditional dishes. The menu features Bordeaux style lamprey, scallop cassoulet) or monkfish in puff pastry.
25 rue Louis-Vivent F - 47000 Agen
In this 19C mansion, everything is sophisticated and meticulous. From the staff and service, the seasonal cooking (fine and subtle) to the extensive wine menu and pretty terrace. Local gourmets, as well as those from further afield, have already been..
14 rue du Jeu-de-Paume F - 47000 Agen
At L'Atelier, Marjorie cooks and Stéphane waits on the diners. The food is light and refreshing but also generous. Unpretentious fare to tantalise your taste buds.
1350 avenue du Midi F - 47000 Agen
Not far from the rugby stadium, La Table d'Armandie uses local flavours and ingredients to good effect. The chef goes all out to devise a great regional menu with reasonable prices. Enjoy your meal as you observe the action in the open kitchens.
52 rue Richard-Cœur-de-Lion F - 47000 Agen
In the heart of the old town, this pretty restaurant has a decor blending the charm of the old with more modern touches. Each new dish is even tastier than the last: croustillant de Camembert, pan-fried calf sweetbreads etc.
14 rue Emile-Sentini F - 47000 Agen
Pistachio and chocolate: the colour scheme whets the appetite! You feel almost like you are dining at a friend's place as copious portions of dishes made with local ingredients are put in front of you - all at reasonable prices. Pretty, intimate terr..