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Mur-de-Barrez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mur-de-Barrez in Aveyron

Photo is of Aurillac at 20 km from Mur-de-Barrez

Visit Mur-de-Barrez: highlights and tourist information

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Mur-de-Barrez is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 20 km and Laguiole at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mur-de-Barrez, 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 Mur-de-Barrez in Occitanie.

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



at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major...

See Aurillac guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laguiole guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Entraygues guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Marcoles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Tournemire guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal...

See Fontanges guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Conques guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cantal department

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very...

See Salers guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Espalion guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mur-de-Barrez


Markets in and near Mur-de-Barrez

Market days in Mur-de-Barrez: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (0km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (9km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (23km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (27km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (36km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (40km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (40km)

More information about Mur-de-Barrez, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mur-de-Barrez, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (44km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (25km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (26km)
  • Puy Griou (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (39km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (44km)

Geography and distances

Mur-de-Barrez is in the southern-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Mur-de-Barrez is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mur-de-Barrez

Canton: Mur-de-Barrez

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12600

Distance to Mur-de-Barrez

from Rodez (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Mur-de-Barrez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brommat, Cros-de-Ronesque and Taussac.

This page in French: Visiter Mur-de-Barrez

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