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Montels tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montels in Tarn

Photo is of Vieux at 4 km from Montels

Visit Montels: highlights and tourist information

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Montels is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vieux at 4 km and Castelnau-de-Montmiral at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montels, 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 Montels in Occitanie.

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of...

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 7 km (direction south)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make...

See Gaillac guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in...

See Puycelsi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 20 km (direction east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large...

See Albi cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would...

See Monesties guide


at 21 km (direction east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and...

See Albi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Bruniquel guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside...

See Varen guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

Close to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the medieval town of...

See Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm...

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre...

See Giroussens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montels


Markets in and near Montels

  • Gaillac: market Friday (7km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (12km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (14km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (21km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (23km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Montels, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montels, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Paradis (12km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (21km)
  • Parc Rochegude (21km)
  • Jardin des Martels (24km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (25km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (44km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (48km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (54km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (36km)

Geography and distances

Montels is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Montels is 545 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montels

Canton: Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81140

Distance to Montels

from Albi (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 545 km

from Calais: 777 km

from Nice: 432 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 683 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andillac, Broze, Cahuzac-sur-Vere, Castelnau-de-Montmiral, Donnazac, Le Verdier, Rivieres, Senouillac and Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Montels

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