Girgols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Girgols in Cantal

Photo is of Tournemire at 2 km from Girgols

Visit Girgols: highlights and tourist information

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Girgols 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 Girgols in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournemire at 2 km and Saint-Chamant at 7 km.

Girgols, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de Anjony...

See Tournemire guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at the foot...

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and a ruined...

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill above the...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow one or...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 32 km (direction west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins in a...

See Tours de Merle guide


at 36 km (direction south)

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

See Junhac guide


at 37 km (direction south)

Montsalvy is an 11th century town with an interesting historic centre...

See Montsalvy guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

See Sénezergues guide

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Map of places to visit near Girgols


Markets in and near Girgols

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (26km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (34km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (43km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (44km)

More information about Girgols, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Girgols, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (19km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (15km)
  • Puy Griou (18km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (18km)

Geography and distances

Girgols is in the southern-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Girgols is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Girgols

Canton: Saint-Cernin

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15310

Distance to Girgols

from Aurillac (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jussac, Laroquevieille, Marmanhac, Saint-Cernin, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Projet-de-Salers, Tournemire and Velzic.

This page in French: Visiter Girgols