Montcuq tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montcuq: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Montcuq is a pleasant small town with a big church in the Midi-Pyrénées

Montcuq is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnau-Montratier at 14 km and Montaigu-de-Quercy at 14 km.

Montcuq, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Lauzerte guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnau-Montratier guide


at 14 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Montaigu-de-Quercy is a peaceful town in Quercy, at its liveliest with the...

See Montaigu-de-Quercy guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Albas guide
Tournon d'Agenais

Tournon d'Agenais

at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The steep streets of Tournon d'Agenais lead you around the historic centre...

See Tournon d'Agenais guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puy-l'Eveque guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Roquecor is a perched village in Tarn-et-Garonne with an attractive historic centre...

See Roquecor guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Bourg-de-Visa is one of several small villages in this region with no...

See Bourg-de-Visa guide
Pont Valentré

Pont Valentré

Bridge at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pont Valentré guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cahors guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Brassac guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Montpezat-de-Quercy guide

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

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Markets in and near Montcuq

Market days in Montcuq: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Montcuq: market Sunday (0km)
  • Montaigu-de-Quercy: market Saturday (15km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (18km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Lafrancaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Montpezat-de-Quercy: market Saturday (25km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (26km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Moissac: market Sunday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Montcuq, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montcuq, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (29km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (49km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Pèlerin (10km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (23km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (41km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (35km)

Geography and distances

Montcuq is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Montcuq is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montcuq

Canton: Montcuq

Arrondissement: Cahors

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46800

Distance to Montcuq

from Cahors (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 510 km

from Calais: 737 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 151 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagat-en-Quercy, Belmontet, Lebreil, Montlauzun, Saint-Cyprien, Saint-Daunes, Saint-Laurent-Lolmie, Saint-Pantaleon, Sainte-Croix and Sainte-Juliette.

This page in French: Visiter Montcuq