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Château de Mercuès.

Hotel and restaurant in a vineyard. France,Mercuès

Unique in the world: summer residence of the Counts and Bishops of Cahors for seven centuries

Hervé Philippon, Maître de Maison, presents the property:

Staying in this 13th century château overlooking the Lot valley is a truly unique experience, an authentic immersion in the history of France during the Middle Ages. For this was the summer residence of the Counts and Bishops of Cahors for seven centuries. Today, the Chef draws his inspiration from local producers, and has won an international reputation for working wonders with black Lalbenque truffles and Quercy lamb. The wine list includes the great Malbec wines and vintages produced in the château’s very own wine cellars.


Children welcome

Valet parking / Car park

Wifi hot spot

Lift / Elevator

Dogs: accepted

Car park

High-speed Internet access

Sports & Leisure

On site

Swimming pool (Outdoor)

Mountain biking

Nature hiking trails

Tennis on site

Wine tourism


Tasting workshops in our cellars

In the vicinity




Horse riding


Flying club




Château de Mercuès,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 1959

Route du Château

46090 Mercuès (Lot)


Tel.: + 33 (0)5 65 20 00 01

Fax: + 33 (0)5 65 20 05 72

Owner: Georges Vigouroux
Maître de Maison: Hervé Philippon
Chef: Julien Poisot

How to get there?

Paris, Limoges, Souillac, Cahors via the A 20. Paris, Bordeaux, Montauban, Cahors via the A 10, A 62, A 20. From Cahors to Mercuès take the D 811, towards Bergerac

Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne (Intl) 90 km / Toulouse (Intl) 100 km

Train station
Cahors 5 km

N 44° 29’ 75'' E 01° 24’ 04''

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Check-in date

Central reservation office (United States)

1 800 735 2478

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Weekly closing :

Restaurant: Monday evening and Sunday (from August 21th to July 9th), lunch from Monday to Friday.

Annual closing :

From mid-November to March 22th.

This property is part of a

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