Where to stay around Mauriac?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings near Mauriac. From 30 houses to 4 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mauriac for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mauriac?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mauriac. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Golf Val St Jean: 133 holiday lettings
  • Puy Saint Mary Chapel: 136 holiday lettings
  • Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Miracles: 139 holiday lettings
  • Place Tyssandier-d'Escous: 219 holiday lettings
  • Chateau de Pierrefitte: 265 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mauriac listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Mauriac?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 houses in Mauriac. Our other popular types of Mauriac holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mauriac?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Mauriac. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in the Mauriac Area, Auvergne your home away from home

    The Mauriac area of the Auverge in the Massif Central is an area of rugged volcanic mountains and pretty countryside scattered with tiny hamlets which remain much as they have for decades. The 18th century houses with slate roofs are surrounded by pretty gardens and the area has many rivers for boating and fishing. Holiday homes in the Mauriac area are the ideal base for those who enjoy hiking, biking and scenic drives. Explore tiny churches, shop on local markets and enjoy fine food and wine.

    Things to Do in the Mauriac Area, Auvergne

    Pick Mushrooms: The forest of Quinsac is the perfect place to go mushroom picking, a very pleasurable way to enjoy the Auvergne countryside. Alternatively, buy some freshly picked at the local market.

    Go Fishing: Holiday homes in the Mauriac area of the Auvergne are popular with fishing enthusiasts as it has many freshwater lakes and rivers providing excellent angling opportunities.

    Outdoor Activities: The narrow lanes around the Mauriac area are ideal for country rambles, hiking, cycling and nature spotting. Go swimming and sailing on Lake Feyt or Lake Auriac, go horseback riding and in winter, enjoy skiing and winter sports at higher altitudes.

    Places to Visit Around the Mauriac Area, Auvergne

    Thiers: The sombre town of Thiers is the home of Sabatier knives, favoured by chefs worldwide. Situated beside the rushing River Durolle which once powered the grinding wheels, the city has interesting medieval architecture. The old town has many merchant houses dating back to the 14th century with half-timbered facades. The three old churches in the town are also worth exploring.

    Parc des Volcans: The Mauriac area has rugged volcanic formations best seen in the Parc des Volcans, the largest regional national park in France. Look for the crest of extinct volcano domes, including viewpoints from the Monts du Cantal and Puy Mary. The Vulcania Theme Park is also very informative and fun, within easy reach of holiday rentals in the Mauriac area.

    Aurillac: This pleasant town has a historic centre which is crammed with interesting small shops, just north of the Place du Square. It also has two large weekly markets which draw locals from far and wide to buy the local produce.

    Weather in the Mauriac Area, Auvergne

    Holiday homes in the Mauriac area enjoy temperatures averaging 24°C (75°F) in the sunny summer months. Winters are cool, averaging highs of 6°C (43°F), with snow on high ground.

    Travel to the Mauriac Area, Auvergne

    The nearest airport to holiday homes in the Mauriac area is the Clermont Ferrand (CFE) Airport which has regular budget flights from most major European cities. It is about 80 km away and is easy to reach by hire car.

    Sightseeing in and around Mauriac

    Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mauriac a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Golf Val St Jean (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Golf de Neuvic (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Mauriac

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mauriac is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Arboretum du chateau de Neuvic d'Ussel (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
    • Volcan d'Auvergne (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)