Maxou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Maxou: highlights and tourist information

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Maxou is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Maxou is 485 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors at 10 km and Cabrerets at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maxou, 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 Maxou 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 Maxou

Markets in and near Maxou

  • Catus: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (20km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (21km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (29km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (30km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (32km)

More information about Maxou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Maxou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (35km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (48km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (55km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (10km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (35km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (39km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (39km)
  • Jardin de Conty (43km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (50km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (52km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (33km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (43km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (55km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maxou

Canton: Catus

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46090

Distance to Maxou

from Cahors (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 485 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 474 km

from Bordeaux: 163 km

from Strasbourg: 659 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boissieres, Calamane, Espere, Francoules, Gigouzac, Mechmont, Mercues, Nuzejouls, Saint-Denis-Catus, Saint-Pierre-Lafeuille and Valroufie.

This page in French: Visiter Maxou