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Maurines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maurines in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 18 km from Maurines

Visit Maurines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 18 km and Aumont Aubrac at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maurines, 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 Maurines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction )

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for...

See Laguiole guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge...

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several...

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournemire guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), 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 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maurines


Markets in and near Maurines

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (17km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (27km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (33km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (41km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (43km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (46km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (48km)

More information about Maurines, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Maurines, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Déroc (25km)
  • Mont Mouchet (25km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (33km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (32km)

Geography and distances

Maurines is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Maurines is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maurines

Canton: Chaudes-Aigues

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15110

Distance to Maurines

from Aurillac (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albaret-le-Comtal, Anterrieux, Arzenc-d'Apcher, Fournels, Fridefont, Saint-Juery and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter Maurines

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