Barriac-les-Bosquets tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barriac-les-Bosquets in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 10 km from Barriac-les-Bosquets

Visit Barriac-les-Bosquets: highlights and tourist information

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Barriac-les-Bosquets 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 Barriac-les-Bosquets in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 10 km and Saint-Chamant at 15 km.

Barriac-les-Bosquets, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 17 km (direction west-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


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Salers guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

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at 20 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 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

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

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at 26 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

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at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient toll bridge...

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

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and walk along...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Barriac-les-Bosquets

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (45km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (46km)

More information about Barriac-les-Bosquets, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Barriac-les-Bosquets, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (43km)
  • Chateau Montal (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (16km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (37km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (51km)
  • Puy de Sancy (61km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (12km)

Geography and distances

Barriac-les-Bosquets is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Barriac-les-Bosquets is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barriac-les-Bosquets

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15700

Distance to Barriac-les-Bosquets

from Aurillac (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 566 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Barriac-les-Bosquets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Chaussenac, Escorailles, Pleaux, Rilhac-Xaintrie and Saint-Martin-Cantales.

This page in French: Visiter Barriac-les-Bosquets