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Maurs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Maurs: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered houses in the medieval town centre

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

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 15 km and Cardaillac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maurs, 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 Maurs in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marcoles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among...

See Cardaillac guide


at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings...

See Figeac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is...

See Capdenac guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination,...

See Conques guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Although quite small, take the time to stroll around Faycelles...

See Faycelles guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 25 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so...

See Saint-Cere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maurs


Markets in and near Maurs

Market days in Maurs: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Maurs: market Thursday (0km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (30km)

More information about Maurs, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Maurs, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (58km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (26km)
  • Chateau Montal (31km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (36km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (39km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (43km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (49km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (55km)
  • Puy Griou (57km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (59km)

Geography and distances

Maurs is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Maurs is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maurs

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15600

Distance to Maurs

from Aurillac (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnac-sur-Cele, Le Trioulou, Quezac, Saint-Cirgues, Saint-Constant and Saint-Etienne-de-Maurs.

This page in French: Visiter Maurs

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