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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournemire at 2 km and Saint-Chamant at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Girgols, 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 Girgols in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tournemire

Tournemire

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

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

See Tournemire guide
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
Salers

Salers

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

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

See Salers guide
 
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Aurillac

Aurillac

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide
Mauriac

Mauriac

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide
Laroquebrou

Laroquebrou

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Marcoles

Marcoles

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

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...

See Tours de Merle guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maurs guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 43 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 43 km (direction west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Girgols

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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)
 
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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

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