Murols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Murols in Aveyron

Photo is of Montsalvy at 8 km from Murols

Visit Murols: highlights and tourist information

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Murols is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Murols in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsalvy at 8 km and Junhac at 11 km.

Murols, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

Montsalvy is an 11th century town with an interesting historic centre...

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at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

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at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Entraygues guide
Le Fel

Le Fel

at 12 km (direction south-west)

Although small, the location of Le Fel and the pretty houses and views make...

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Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

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at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Espeyrac is a small, picturesque village surrounded by chestnut forests...

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at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

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at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

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at 18 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

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

See Marcoles guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Mourjou guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but is a...

See Aurillac guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction south-west)

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west)

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of...

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Map of places to visit near Murols


Markets in and near Murols

  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (12km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (12km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (15km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (30km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (30km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (32km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Murols, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Murols, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (33km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (35km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (37km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (37km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (41km)

Geography and distances

Murols is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Murols is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Murols

Canton: Mur-de-Barrez

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12600

Distance to Murols

from Rodez (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lacroix-Barrez, Ladinhac, Lapeyrugue, Leucamp, Montezic, Saint-Hippolyte and Vezels-Roussy.

This page in French: Visiter Murols