Merles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merles in Tarn-et-Garonne

Photo is of Le-Pin at 3 km from Merles

Visit Merles: highlights and tourist information

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Merles is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Merles in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le-Pin at 3 km and Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave at 4 km.

Merles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south)

Your challenge in Le Pin is to get a good glimpse of the fairytale...

See Le-Pin guide


at 4 km (direction east)

The castle and the arcaded buildings around the central square are among the places...

See Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

The lovely village of Auvillar has a very unusual round market hall in the...

See Auvillar guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Bardigues is a small village, very pleasant to stroll along the main street and...

See Bardigues guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Valence d'Agen has no important monuments but is an enjoyable unspoiled small town to...

See Valence-d'Agen guide


at 11 km (direction west), in the Gers department

The most unique charateristic in the pretty village of Saint-Antoine are the painted walls...

See Saint-Antoine guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

Moissac might go unnoticed except it has the 12th century Abbey Church of Saint-Pierre,...

See Moissac guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The red-brick architecture and unusual church tower add to the charm of the little...

See Donzac guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Although quite quick to visit you will enjoy a stroll around the peaceful centre...

See Castelsagrat guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

Monjoi is a very unspoiled small village that preserves a great deal of interesting...

See Montjoi guide


at 16 km (direction west)

Not well known as a tourist destination, we found Dunes to be very characterful...

See Dunes guide


at 17 km (direction west)

Although it is very small, Brassac is a charming village to explore in the...

See Brassac guide


at 20 km (direction south)

The weekly market in Beaumont-de-Lomagne has been held in the same market hall, in...

See Beaumont-de-Lomagne guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Caudecoste is just one of the scenic villages along the border between Lot-et-Garonne and...

See Caudecoste guide

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Map of places to visit near Merles


Markets in and near Merles

  • Valence, Castelsarrasin: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Moissac: market Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Lavit: market Friday (11km)
  • Beaumont-de-Lomagne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lafrancaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Montech: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Clar: market Thursday (24km)
  • Astaffort: market Monday (26km)
  • Layrac: market Friday (26km)
  • Bon-Encontre: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Merles, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Merles, France

What to do at Merles? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Merles.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Pèlerin (26km)
  • Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana (39km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (41km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (46km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (50km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Blaziert (42km)
  • Ordan-Larroque (58km)

Geography and distances

Merles is in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Montauban, the department capital (general information: Merles is 544 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merles

Canton: Auvillar

Arrondissement: Castelsarrasin

Department: Tarn-et-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 82210

Distance to Merles

from Montauban (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 544 km

from Calais: 769 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 723 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvillar, Boudou, Castelmayran, Caumont, Espalais, Le Pin, Malause, Pommevic, Saint-Michel and Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave.

This page in French: Visiter Merles