Things to see and do - Montauban
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Montauban Travel guide
Montauban : Michelin's recommendations
Why is it that certain towns seem to produce artists in almost every generation? No one knows the answer. However, this ancient fortified town has this distinction since it was the home of Ingres, the portrait painter, Antoine Bourdelle, the sculptor, François Desnoyers, Robert Lapoujade, and Philippe Labro, the author and journalist. Montauban is a major crossroads and an active market town (market gardening and fruit production). It is also one of the «pink» towns of the Toulouse area.
Tourist attractions Montauban : Things to see and do
The present-day arcades were built in the 17C to replace the covered wooden walkways that were destroyed by two fires. With their pointed or rounded arches, the arcades form a dual thoroughfare. A morning market adds a dash of colour to the square, w..
19 r. de l'Hôtel-de-Ville
The museum is housed in the former bishops' palace (1664). The 1st floor is devoted to Ingres, born in Montauban in 1780, while the 2nd floor has an excellent collection of primitives and paintings from the 14C to the 18C. The ground floor displays w..
2 r. du Collège
Housed in what used to the the Jesuits' college, this centre presents a number of objects of art and popular tradition that shed light on Montauban, its architecture, its heritage and its history.
35 Chemin de Mallet F - 82000 MONTAUBAN
Prix Prices from : 27 €
The hotelF1 de Montauban, a new generation of low-cost hotels in France, offers air-conditioned DUO and TRIO rooms and includes free WIFI for your business or leisure travel. Close to the rooms is a spacious and well-equipped shower and bathroom area..
50 route St Martial Sortie 62 F - 82000 MONTAUBAN
Prix Prices from : 49 €
12 km from the motorway, between Bordeaux and Toulouse, the Ibis Montauban hotel is located a few min from the centre of Montauban and the Convention Centre. The hotel offers you all the amenities for a pleasant stay: swimming pool, terrace, tennis c..
9 Place Franklin Roosevelt F - 82000 Montauban
Located in the centre of Montauban, Hôtel du Commerce offers soundproofed guest rooms set in a renovated, 18th-century house with a lift. The hotel is 100 metres from the Ingres Museum and 1 km from Montauban Train Station. With a unique décor, all ..
1 place St-Orens F - 82000 Montauban
The young chef at this contemporary restaurant is already highly experienced. This is demonstrated by his skilfully prepared, fresh cuisine made from high quality ingredients. The concise menu, which changes monthly, focuses on flavour and modern tre..
14 quai Docteur-Lafforgue F - 82000 Montauban
Situated on the banks of the River Tarn, this regional-style building is home to a colourful restaurant. In addition to his seasonal menu, the chef offers market-based menus that change several times a week depending on availability. Hearty and full ..
6 quai de Verdun F - 82000 Montauban
When the weather is fine, this chic bistro opens its terrace, which lies inside the abbey's cloister! The food is simple and tasty: fresh salads, omelettes, risotto, osso buco...
73 faubourg Lacapelle F - 82000 Montauban
A pleasant bistro with lots of faithful regulars - and who can blame them? The chef cooks up bistro classics, adding just a hint of the Basque Country, and the result is hearty, well-made food in a very friendly atmosphere. When it comes to choosing ..