Originally the village dominated the Garonne... It left the hillside of the Hermitage for the banks of the river in Roman times. Agen is exactly halfway between Toulouse and Bordeaux. On the edge of the capricious Garonne, a canal was added, a calm way where barges sailed to transport goods. Today, the canal is dedicated to pleasure boating and on the old towpath passes the "green way". Agen is associated with the prune, but it is also the city of aspirin, where the UPSA laboratory was born. The heart of the city is home to medieval alleys where it is good to stroll and discover the remarkable Fine Arts Museum, cathedral and churches. The former "Catholic city" often saw Queen Margot, Countess of Agen, come here to make her devotions. A few years ago, Agen was designated as the "happiest city in France". A gourmet, even gastronomic stopover in the land of the prune is a must. Agen, with its TGV station, its airport, its university is a friendly and connected city, with a very pleasant port.

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