Montamel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cahors gardens at 17 km from Montamel

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Montamel is situated in the Lot 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 Montamel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cahors gardens at 17 km and Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne at 18 km.

Montamel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors gardens guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Cahors guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Pont Valentré guide
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at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cabrerets guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Marminiac is a small village with a church, traditional market hall and...

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at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Albas guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gourdon (Lot) guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Daglan guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both an...

See Rocamadour guide
Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Sanctuary of Rocamadour

Church at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Sanctuary in Rocamadour is a historic pilgrimage site...

See Sanctuary of Rocamadour guide
Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour

at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour follwos a path through the woods...

See Chemin de Croix at Rocamadour guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy-l'Eveque guide

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Markets in and near Montamel

  • Catus: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (18km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (23km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (25km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (28km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (32km)
  • Limogne-en-Quercy: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Montamel, France

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

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) (25km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (29km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (41km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (17km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (29km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (30km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (33km)
  • Jardin de Conty (39km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (42km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (46km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (46km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (50km)

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 (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (25km)

Geography and distances

Montamel is in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Montamel is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montamel

Canton: Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46310

Distance to Montamel

from Cahors (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumat, Concores, Gigouzac, Lamothe-Cassel, Mechmont, Nadillac, Peyrilles, Saint-Denis-Catus, Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air, Ussel and Uzech.

This page in French: Visiter Montamel


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