It is possible to explore the city of Agen during a weekend or a short stay. Starting from the room of your Première Classe hotel, head to the canal bridge over the Garonne River, where you can walk or take a small barge. You can also take a stroll to the city center to admire its oldest buildings, such as rue Beauville. Then visit the Saint-Caprais Cathedral, which has been rebuilt over the centuries. Finally, gourmets will head to the covered market to sample the local speciality, Agen prunes.
A lengthy stay at the Hotel Première Classe d'Agen will enable you to get to know the city and its treasures better. For instance, you should visit the renowned Museum of Fine Arts in Aquitaine which is home to five paintings by Goya. You can also visit the Jacobins church, a 13th century monument with temporary exhibitions. Then explore the area surrounding Agen and its charming villages, Astaffort, Moirax and its Romanesque priory and Puymirol. Continue to the château de Madaillan and further on to the château de Bonaguil, one of the most beautiful castles in France.
Located between Bordeaux and Toulouse, the tranquil Agenais region is brimming with green spaces, ideal for family activities. On the agenda for your vacations, picnic and walks in the Passeligne nature park, bike rides along the canal, and in the summer, swimming in the lakes of Saint-Chavit or Clarens. Finally, a must-see during a family stay in our cheap Première Classe hotel in Agen: the Walibi amusement park, located just a few minutes away. Entertainment and thrills guaranteed for young and old!