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Mercues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pont Valentré at 7 km from Mercues

Visit Mercues: highlights and tourist information

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Mercues is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont Valentré at 7 km and Cahors gardens at 7 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!

Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont Valentré guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cahors gardens guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Cahors

Cahors

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cahors guide
 
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Albas

Albas

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Albas guide
Puy-l'Eveque

Puy-l'Eveque

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Puy-l'Eveque guide
Cabrerets

Cabrerets

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Cabrerets guide
Montcuq

Montcuq

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montcuq guide
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Castelnau-Montratier

Castelnau-Montratier

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Castelnau-Montratier guide
Villefranche-du-Perigord

Villefranche-du-Perigord

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Villefranche-du-Perigord guide
Montpezat-de-Quercy

Montpezat-de-Quercy

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide
Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 30 km (direction west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one...

See Chateau de Bonaguil guide
Daglan

Daglan

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

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

See Daglan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mercues

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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

What to do at Mercues? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Mercues is in the south of France at 7 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Mercues is 490 kilometres from Paris).

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

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