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Montesquieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois at 7 km from Montesquieu

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Montesquieu is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montesquieu in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois at 7 km and Nerac at 10 km.

Montesquieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois

Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois is a fortified village with a church on a hilltop west...

See Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois guide
Nerac

Nerac

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet town of Nerac in the southern Lot-et-Garonne is ideally visited...

See Nerac guide
Barbaste

Barbaste

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

In the center of Barbaste you can see a 13th century fortified...

See Barbaste guide
Agen

Agen

at 15 km (direction east)

The principal town in Lot-et-Garonne, Agen is pleasant to explore if not...

See Agen guide
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Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Latour-Marliac waterlily garden

Garden at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The Latour-Marliac waterlily garden has a stunning collection of waterlilies and a...

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Mezin

Mezin

at 21 km (direction south-west)

The small town of Mezin has a charming central market square with...

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Villeneuve de Mezin

Villeneuve de Mezin

at 22 km (direction south-west)

This tiny village is just one of several in the northern Gascony...

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Poudenas

Poudenas

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The scenic village of Poudenas has a bridge across the small river...

See Poudenas guide
Caudecoste

Caudecoste

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Caudecoste is just one of the scenic villages along the border between...

See Caudecoste guide
Laroque-Timbaut

Laroque-Timbaut

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Laroque-Timbaut is one of our favourite tiny villags in the heart of...

See Laroque-Timbaut guide
Condom

Condom

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gers department

In the town of Condom it is the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre and...

See Condom guide
Condom cathedral

Condom cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gers department

The cathedral in Condom includes a rood-screen, 15th century doorways and a...

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Pujols

Pujols

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east)

The small village of Pujols manages to squeeze a great deal of...

See Pujols guide
Fources

Fources

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Gers department

Fources, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' is unusual in...

See Fources guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Montesquieu, France

What to do at Montesquieu? 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)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (41km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (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)
 
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Geography and distances

Montesquieu is in the south-west of France at 15 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Montesquieu is 538 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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