Castelnau-Montratier tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Castelnau-Montratier is a historic village with an imposing church and central square

Castelnau-Montratier is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Castelnau-Montratier. For detailed visitor information see the Castelnau-Montratier travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Castelnau-Montratier in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcuq at 14 km and Lauzerte at 17 km.

Castelnau-Montratier, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 10 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montpezat-de-Quercy village has a lovely centre with arcaded houses and a 14th...

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big church in the...

See Montcuq guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Lauzerte, a small bastide town in a hilltop position, is one of...

See Lauzerte guide


at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The focus in the small bastide town of Réalville is the main...

See Realville guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Pont Valentré in Cahors is an impressive fortified bridge from the middle...

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at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for the famous Pont Valentre bridge, Cahors is a lively...

See Cahors guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The cathedral of Saint-Etienne in Cahors is an unusual 12th century cathedral...

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following the garden route...

See Cahors gardens guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

Albas, a village on the Lot river, has a renowned wine festival...

See Albas guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in...

See Montauban guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montaigu-de-Quercy is a peaceful town in Quercy, at its liveliest with the...

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at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Moissac might go unnoticed except it has the 12th century Abbey Church...

See Moissac guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Although it is very small, Brassac is a charming village to explore...

See Brassac guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Bourg-de-Visa is one of several small villages in this region with no...

See Bourg-de-Visa guide

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Markets in and near Castelnau-Montratier

  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (10km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (15km)
  • Lafrancaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (23km)
  • Negrepelisse: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Montauban: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (28km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (28km)
  • Moissac: market Sunday & Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Castelnau-Montratier, France

What to do at Castelnau-Montratier? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castelnau-Montratier.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Pèlerin (17km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (21km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (21km)

Geography and distances

Castelnau-Montratier is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-Montratier is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-Montratier

Canton: Castelnau-Montratier

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46170

Distance to Castelnau-Montratier

from Cahors (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 744 km

from Nice: 477 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 686 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Castelnau-Montratier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Flaugnac, Montfermier and Sainte-Alauzie.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-Montratier