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Mourjou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mourjou: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and it is still this and the surrounding chestnut forests that are of interest to visitors

Important note

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

Mourjou is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Mourjou is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 10 km and Maurs at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mourjou, 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 Mourjou 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 Mourjou

Markets in and near Mourjou

  • Maurs: market Thursday (11km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (19km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (25km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Mourjou, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mourjou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (36km)
  • Chateau Montal (42km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (34km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (51km)
  • Puy Griou (53km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mourjou

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15340

Distance to Mourjou

from Aurillac (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 697 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Calvinet, Cassaniouze, Fournoules and Leynhac.

This page in French: Visiter Mourjou

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