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Giou-de-Mamou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Giou-de-Mamou in Cantal

Photo is of Aurillac at 6 km from Giou-de-Mamou

Visit Giou-de-Mamou: highlights and tourist information

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Giou-de-Mamou is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 6 km and Tournemire at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Giou-de-Mamou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Giou-de-Mamou in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction west)

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but...

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the...

See Tournemire guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the...

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du...

See Fontanges guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely...

See Salers guide


at 26 km (direction west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the...

See Laroquebrou guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 31 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the...

See Mauriac guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval...

See Tours de Merle guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Giou-de-Mamou


Markets in and near Giou-de-Mamou

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (16km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (24km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (32km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (35km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (40km)

More information about Giou-de-Mamou, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Giou-de-Mamou, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (21km)
  • Puy Griou (23km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (24km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (54km)
  • Signal du Luguet (58km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (30km)

Geography and distances

Giou-de-Mamou is in the southern-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Giou-de-Mamou is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giou-de-Mamou

Canton: Aurillac 4e Canton

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15130

Distance to Giou-de-Mamou

from Aurillac (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Giou-de-Mamou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpajon-sur-Cere, Carlat, Polminhac, Saint-Etienne-de-Carlat, Saint-Simon, Vezac and Yolet.

This page in French: Visiter Giou-de-Mamou

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