Sourniac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sourniac in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 6 km from Sourniac

Visit Sourniac: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sourniac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 6 km and Salers at 20 km.

Sourniac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the highlights in...

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the Monts du Cantal...

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at the foot...

See Fontanges guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge of a...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 25 km (direction east)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow one or...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are...

See Saint-Angel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in the town...

See Meymac guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins in a...

See Tours de Merle guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and a ruined...

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill above the...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across the river...

See Argentat guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits a visit...

See Correze (village) guide

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Markets in and near Sourniac

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (30km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (47km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (48km)

More information about Sourniac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sourniac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (11km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (13km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (34km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (39km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (46km)
  • Lac Pavin (49km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (50km)
  • Lac du Guery (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (10km)

Geography and distances

Sourniac is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Sourniac is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sourniac

Canton: Mauriac

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15200

Distance to Sourniac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 428 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 551 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arches, Bassignac, Jaleyrac, Le Vigean and Veyrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Sourniac