Montesquieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montesquieu in Lot-et-Garonne

Visit Montesquieu: highlights and tourist information

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Montesquieu is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 15 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Montesquieu is 538 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois at 7 km and Nerac at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montesquieu, 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 Montesquieu in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Montesquieu

Markets in and near Montesquieu

  • Nerac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lavardac: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Aiguillon: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Agen: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bon-Encontre: market Sunday (17km)
  • Layrac: market Friday (19km)
  • Mezin: market Sunday (22km)
  • Castelmoron-sur-Lot: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Astaffort: market Monday (23km)
  • Tonneins: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Montesquieu, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Montesquieu, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montesquieu.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Gramont Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie (Aubiac) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Sainte Marie (Moirax) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Layrac) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Maurin (Saint-Maurin) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Ets Latour-Marliac (21km)
  • Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana (25km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (41km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (23km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Aquitaine (11km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Blaziert (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montesquieu

Canton: Lavardac

Arrondissement: Nérac

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47130

Distance to Montesquieu

from Agen (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 538 km

from Calais: 758 km

from Nice: 549 km

from Bordeaux: 107 km

from Strasbourg: 742 km

Getting here

Montesquieu is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Bordeaux or Bergerac. To drive from the UK allow around 10-11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Montesquieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruch, Clermont-Dessous, Espiens, Montagnac-sur-Auvignon, Port-Sainte-Marie, Saint-Hilaire-de-Lusignan, Saint-Laurent and Serignac-sur-Garonne.

This page in French: Visiter Montesquieu