Fournoules tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mourjou at 5 km from Fournoules

Visit Fournoules: highlights and tourist information

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Fournoules is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fournoules in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mourjou at 5 km and Maurs at 7 km.

Fournoules, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide


at 12 km (direction east)

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide
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at 13 km (direction north-east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 18 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide


at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 24 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles when you...

See Faycelles guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide

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Map of places to visit near Fournoules


Markets in and near Fournoules

  • Maurs: market Thursday (7km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (23km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Fournoules, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (32km)
  • Chateau Montal (39km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (36km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (42km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (46km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (54km)
  • Puy Griou (56km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (57km)

Geography and distances

Fournoules is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Fournoules is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fournoules

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15600

Distance to Fournoules

from Aurillac (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montmurat, Mourjou, Saint-Constant, Saint-Etienne-de-Maurs, Saint-Parthem, Saint-Santin and Saint-Santin-de-Maurs.

This page in French: Visiter Fournoules


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