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Montpezat-de-Quercy

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn-et-Garonne

Montpezat-de-Quercy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn-et-Garonne
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Montpezat-de-Quercy is located in the Midi-Pyrénées region, in the department of Tarn-et-Garonne, in the limit of Lot 35 km from Montauban, 27 km from Cahors.

Not far from the old castle stayed where for centuries the powerful lords of the family and family Montpezat Des Prés, amid chestnut trees and Judea, powerful college built by Cardinal Pierre Des Pres (1288-1361), attracts thousands of visitors.

Family Des Pres also gave bishops in Montauban, the Protestant and a Marshal of France and others have marked the history of Montpezat the white.

Agriculture (fruits, wine, livestock) remains the mainstay of the municipal economy. A small industry, some companies and commercial fabric varied redynamisent the local economy.

Active and flourishing Montpezat-de-Quercy, "Station Green Holiday" is proud of its site, its monuments, its amusement park, resort, relaxing and authentic holiday.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMontpezat-de-Quercy
Postcode82270
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Latitude44.2358870 (N 44° 14’ 9”)
Longitude1.4815890 (E 1° 28’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 126m to 309m
Surface area44.02 km²
Population1517 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMontauban (38 km, 33 min)
Insee code82131
IntercommunalityCC du Quercy Caussadais
DepartmentTarn-et-Garonne
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Montalzat6.6 km (11 min)
Montfermier7.6 km (13 min)
Montdoumerc8.1 km (14 min)
Belfort-du-Quercy8.8 km (13 min)
Auty11.1 km (17 min)
Lapenche11.2 km (15 min)
Saint-Paul-Flaugnac11.4 km (19 min)
Caussade11.8 km (16 min)
Monteils12.6 km (16 min)
Fontanes12.6 km (17 min)
Castelnau-Montratier12.7 km (16 min)
Molières13.1 km (18 min)
Cayriech14.4 km (22 min)
Labastide-de-Penne14.7 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Saint-Martin, 14th century, with its Flemish tapestries depicting the life of St. Martin of Tours.

The gate of the city, the 14th century.

The streets and squares with typical houses, timbered.

The manor Borde des Pres, 14th century.

7 hamlets and churches including the Church of Saux.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Every Saturday morning market avenue Schools from 7am.

Votive feast of the Ascension, for 4 days from Wednesday to Saturday during the Ascension (funfair, food, bandas, concert ...).

July 14, dinner and dancing.

The first weekend of December: Telethon (entertainment, rally, meals, hiking ...).

Photos

From a distance
From a distance
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Ursuline Convent
Ursuline Convent
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Montpezat View
Montpezat View
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Montpezat View
Montpezat View
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Resistance Place
Resistance Place
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Bandas
Bandas
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House Canons
House Canons
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Collegiate St. Martin
Collegiate St. Martin
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City Gate
City Gate
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landscaped pool in the Faillal Recreation Park
landscaped pool in the Faillal Recreation Park
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Bicentennial Square
Bicentennial Square
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Avenue Schools
Avenue Schools
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Bar
Bar
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Festival Gandoulès
Festival Gandoulès
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Réduchon Blue Trumpet Festival
Réduchon Blue Trumpet Festival
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Church of Saux
Church of Saux
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Green Lake
Green Lake
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hike Walk
hike Walk
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collegiate
collegiate
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Festivities
Festivities
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Resistance Square
Resistance Square
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Flemish tapestry
Flemish tapestry
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gourmet market
gourmet market
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Réduch Square
Réduch Square
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Garage sale
Garage sale
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Fire
Fire
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Evening
Evening
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Ascension Day
Ascension Day
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Ayurvedic massage in Les Bories
Well-being60 € to 170 € Bagat-en-Quercy (28 km)
Canoe or kayak on the Tarn
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 30 € Moissac (35 km)
Quad biking in the Fronton vineyards
Sports sensations125 € to 209 € Fronton (44 km)
Canoe, kayak, bicycle, all-terrain or mountain bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 30 € Montayral (48 km)
Walk at La Colline aux Chevaux
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 35 € Coutures (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Labarthe Loop
HikeEasy1h30Caylus (23 km)
Village of Arcambal along the Lot
HikeEasy1h00Arcambal (25 km)
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie - Bouziès
Car itineraryEasy5h00Arcambal (25 km)
Malecargue Fountain Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h15Limogne-en-Quercy (29 km)
Tescounet Circuit
HikeEasy2h30La Salvetat-Belmontet (30 km)

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