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Maxou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maxou in Lot

Photo is of Cahors gardens at 10 km from Maxou

Visit Maxou: highlights and tourist information

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Maxou is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors gardens at 10 km and Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors gardens guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide


at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Pont Valentré guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river best known...

See Cabrerets guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Albas, a village on the Lot river, has a...

See Albas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France, with its...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 24 km (direction west)

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the...

See Puy-l'Eveque guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big...

See Montcuq guide


at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne...

See Daglan guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Castelnau-Montratier is a historic village with an imposing church and...

See Castelnau-Montratier guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts,...

See Villefranche-du-Perigord guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south...

See Saint-Pompon guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The golden stone used to build much of the town of Gourdon...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide

... 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

What to do at Maxou? 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

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

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

Maxou is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Maxou is 485 kilometres from Paris).

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

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