Paris, the national capital, is situated roughly 290 miles (467 kilometers) north of Maurs.
The area around Maurs offers plenty of population centers, each blessed with its own charms. If you have time, head 12 miles (19 kilometers) to get to Conques. Here you can visit the European Centre for Medieval Art and Civilization and Church of Ste-Foy.
When it's time to explore beyond Maurs, why not visit the nearest regional center. Figeac lays 11 miles (18 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as Church of Saint-Sauveur, Notre Dame du Puy and Champollion Museum. Hotel de la Monnaie and Place Carnot are also good spots for investigating while you are here.
Places of worship are the best doorways into a community's big beating heart. The monasteries throughout Auvergne are certainly no exception.
The area around Maurs offers loads of great ways to get into its unique landscapes. So why not enquire about one of the mountain climbing or hiking tours on offer here.
To truly get a taste for the area you are in, take your time to visit the region's restaurants. These are great places to get to know residents as well as sample popular dishes. Mushrooms and sometimes truffles are regularly used in kitchens here. Don't wrap up your time in Auvergne without tasting tripoux (tripe 'parcels' in savoury sauce) and also truffade (sautéed potatoes with garlic and cheese). Try out a glass or two of Chardonnay or Gamay. These are two types of wine that are commonly consumed in the region.
You'll be reluctant to say "Au revoir / À bientôt" (farewell) to this appealing area.