Beaulieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaulieu in Cantal

Photo is of Chateau de Val at 2 km from Beaulieu

Visit Beaulieu: highlights and tourist information

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Beaulieu 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 Beaulieu in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Val at 2 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 22 km.

Beaulieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 23 km (direction west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

See La Bourboule guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of forested volcanic...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area such as...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Salers guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches in Auvergne...

See Orcival guide


Castle at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol that stands...

See Murol guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that attracts visitors...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide

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Markets in and near Beaulieu

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (23km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (27km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (33km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (40km)

More information about Beaulieu, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Beaulieu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (19km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (21km)
  • Verger de Déduit (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (36km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (25km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Lac du Guery (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)
  • Puy Griou (44km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (31km)

Geography and distances

Beaulieu is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Beaulieu is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaulieu

Canton: Champs-sur-Tarentaine-Marchal

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15270

Distance to Beaulieu

from Aurillac (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 424 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labessette, Lanobre, Monestier-Port-Dieu and Tremouille-Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Beaulieu