Montauban tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montauban in Tarn-et-Garonne

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

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.

Montauban is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), 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).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moissac at 24 km and Bruniquel at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montauban, 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 Montauban in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Tarn-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Montauban

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)

More information about Montauban, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montauban, France

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Montauban

Canton: Montauban

Arrondissement: Montauban

Department: Tarn-et-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

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 6 kilometres from Montauban): Bressols, Montbeton and Saint-Nauphary.

This page in French: Visitez Montauban