Mercues tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mercues: highlights and tourist information

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Mercues is situated in the Lot department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 7 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Mercues is 490 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors at 7 km and Albas at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mercues, 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 Mercues 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 Mercues

Markets in and near Mercues

  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (15km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (21km)
  • Montcuq: market Sunday (23km)
  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (29km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Sunday & (32km)

More information about Mercues, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mercues, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (44km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (49km)
  • Chateau Montal (56km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (36km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (43km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (51km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (52km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (7km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (25km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (37km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (37km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (40km)
  • Jardin de Conty (43km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (49km)
  • 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 (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercues

Canton: Cahors-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46090

Distance to Mercues

from Cahors (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 490 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 478 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 665 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boissieres, Cahors, Caillac, Calamane, Crayssac, Douelle, Espere, Maxou, Nuzejouls, Parnac, Pradines and Saint-Pierre-Lafeuille.

This page in French: Visiter Mercues