Montauban tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montauban: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in Montauban is the highlight in the town

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montauban. For detailed visitor information see the Montauban travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Montauban include "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moissac at 24 km and Bruniquel at 25 km.

Montauban, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-east)

The focus in the small bastide town of Réalville is the main square, surrounded...

See Realville guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make Bruniquel a...

See Bruniquel guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Montpezat-de-Quercy village has a lovely centre with arcaded houses and a 14th century collegiale...

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Castelnau-Montratier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Tarn department

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Le-Pin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

Lauzerte, a small bastide town in a hilltop position, is one of our favourite...

See Lauzerte guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Beaumont-de-Lomagne guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val is one of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Auvillar guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Bardigues guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Castelsagrat guide

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Markets in and near Montauban

Market days in Montauban: weekly market: Wednesday all day & Saturday;

  • Montauban: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Nauphary: market Sunday (8km)
  • Montech: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Negrepelisse: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lafrancaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Fronton: market Thursday (20km)
  • Villemur-sur-Tarn: market Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Verdun-sur-Garonne: market Friday (21km)
  • Grisolles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Caussade: market Monday all day (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Montauban, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Pèlerin (32km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (32km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (33km)
  • Jardin des Martels (44km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (30km)

Geography and distances

Montauban is in the south-west of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Tarn-et-Garonne department (general information: Montauban is 543 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montauban

Canton: Montauban

Arrondissement: Montauban

Department: Tarn-et-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 82000

Distance to Montauban

from Montauban (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 543 km

from Calais: 772 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bressols, Montbeton and Saint-Nauphary.

This page in French: Visiter Montauban