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Visit Mauriac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the highlights in the small town of Mauriac

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mauriac. For detailed visitor information see the Mauriac travel guide.

Mauriac is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Mauriac is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Chamant at 16 km and Fontanges at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mauriac, 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 Mauriac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mauriac

Markets in and near Mauriac

Market days in Mauriac: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (37km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (45km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (49km)

More information about Mauriac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mauriac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (54km)
  • Chateau Montal (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (8km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (19km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (30km)
  • Puy Griou (33km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (38km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (39km)
  • Puy de Sancy (51km)
  • Lac Pavin (53km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (55km)
  • Lac du Guery (58km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (5km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauriac

Canton: Mauriac

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15200

Distance to Mauriac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 556 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Brageac, Chaussenac, Drugeac, Escorailles, Jaleyrac, Le Vigean and Salins.

This page in French: Visiter Mauriac

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