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Montmurat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montmurat in Cantal

Photo is of Maurs at 9 km from Montmurat

Visit Montmurat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maurs at 9 km and Capdenac at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montmurat, 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 Montmurat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction )

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

See Maurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Capdenac guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region...

See Mourjou guide


at 13 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide


at 15 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


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a...

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Vieillevie guide


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

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

See Faycelles guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

Castle at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

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

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 24 km (direction east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The lovely riverside setting, the steep cobbled streets and the...

See Belcastel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montmurat


Markets in and near Montmurat

  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (14km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Rouergue: market Thursday (34km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Montmurat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montmurat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (26km)
  • Chateau Montal (37km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (37km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (38km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (44km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (46km)

Geography and distances

Montmurat is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Montmurat is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmurat

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15600

Distance to Montmurat

from Aurillac (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 703 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnac-sur-Cele, Boisse-Penchot, Bouillac, Cuzac, Felzins, Flagnac, Le Trioulou, Lentillac-Saint-Blaise, Livinhac-le-Haut, Montredon, Saint-Santin and Saint-Santin-de-Maurs.

This page in French: Visiter Montmurat

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