Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Montauban and its surroundings
Montauban is bursting with things to see and do, so you just need to decide where to start. Visit the former Jesuits' College before moving on to admire the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Take a stroll through the town and take a glance at some of the stunning town houses, such as the Hôtel Mila de Cabarieu or the Hôtel de Monmilan. Visit the town hall or spend some time in the recently restored Carmes Convent. Why not relax in the beautiful botanical gardens, containing more than 400 tree and bush varieties from around the world.
Walk along the Tarn River and stop to take in the view from the Pont Neuf before exploring the Villebourbon quarter, sprinkled with art deco architecture such as that of the Place Lalaque, the former indoor market. Spend some time in the Victor Brun Museum and the Ingres Museum. Visit the heart of the town, the Île de la Pissote, where a variety of birds frequently nest. Admire the Place Nationale before moving on to the church of Saint-Jacques, one of the town’s only medieval remnants. Whether you enjoy visiting historical sites or indulging in culture, Montauban has it all. To ensure you get the best out of your visit, book now to stay at the Campanile Montauban hotel.