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Boisset tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marcoles at 8 km from Boisset

Visit Boisset: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 8 km and Maurs at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Boisset, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Boisset in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction east)

The fortified village of Marcoles dates from the 10th century and is...

See Marcoles guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of Saint-Cesaire and half-timbered...

See Maurs guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in France, and...

See Mourjou guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Cardaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the...

See Conques guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

The market town of Figeac has many interesting historic buildings and streets...

See Figeac guide


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

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Capdenac-le-Haut, another of the 'beautiful villages of France' is quite small but...

See Capdenac guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take...

See Saint-Cere guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cantal

Map of places to visit near Boisset


Markets in and near Boisset

  • Maurs: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (29km)

More information about Boisset, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Boisset, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (32km)
  • Chateau Montal (32km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (40km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (40km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (46km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (46km)
  • Puy Griou (49km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (50km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (51km)

Geography and distances

Boisset is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Boisset is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisset

Canton: Maurs

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15600

Distance to Boisset

from Aurillac (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cayrols, Leynhac, Quezac, Rouziers, Saint-Julien-de-Toursac and Vitrac.

This page in French: Visiter Boisset

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