Fontanes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontanes: highlights and tourist information

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Fontanes is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Fontanes is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpezat-de-Quercy at 8 km and Castelnau-Montratier at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontanes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontanes in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot

Map of places to visit near Fontanes

Markets in and near Fontanes

  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (8km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Septfonds: market Wednesday & Wednesday (18km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (24km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (24km)
  • Negrepelisse: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (27km)
  • Lafrancaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Fontanes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Fontanes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontanes.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (31km)
  • Assier Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (16km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (29km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (33km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (46km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontanes

Canton: Lalbenque

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46230

Distance to Fontanes

from Cahors (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 510 km

from Calais: 739 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 674 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontanes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belfort-du-Quercy, Lalbenque, Montdoumerc and Saint-Paul-de-Loubressac.

This page in French: Visiter Fontanes