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Montfaucon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rocamadour at 13 km from Montfaucon

Visit Montfaucon: highlights and tourist information

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Montfaucon is situated in the Lot department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rocamadour at 13 km and Gramat at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montfaucon, 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 Montfaucon in Occitanie.

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



at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is both...

See Rocamadour guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Gramat is a pleasant town to visit, and your children...

See Gramat guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 21 km (direction north-west)

The golden stone used to build much of the...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Cabrerets is a pretty village on the Célé river best known for...

See Cabrerets guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half renaissance, and...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 24 km (direction north-east)

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to...

See Souillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie is certainly among the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Saint-Cirq-Lapopie guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east)

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you...

See Autoire guide
Cahors gardens

Cahors gardens

Garden at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

The secret gardens of Cahors are charming and following the garden...

See Cahors gardens guide
Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne

Cathedral at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cahors cathedral of Saint-Etienne guide
Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfaucon


Markets in and near Montfaucon

  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (21km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (24km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (27km)
  • Cahors: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (30km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Montfaucon, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montfaucon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (21km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (29km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (14km)

Geography and distances

Montfaucon is in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Cahors, the department capital (general information: Montfaucon is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfaucon

Canton: Labastide-Murat

Arrondissement: Gourdon

Department: Lot

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 46240

Distance to Montfaucon

from Cahors (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 697 km

from Nice: 468 km

from Bordeaux: 170 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumat, Carlucet, Ginouillac, Labastide-Murat, Seniergues, Soucirac, Soulomes and Vaillac.

This page in French: Visiter Montfaucon

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