Brageac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brageac in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 4 km from Brageac

Visit Brageac: highlights and tourist information

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Brageac 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 Brageac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 4 km and Saint-Chamant at 17 km.

Brageac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

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Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

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

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins in a...

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at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide


at 30 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
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel 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...

See Gimel-les-Cascades guide

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Map of places to visit near Brageac


Markets in and near Brageac

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (38km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (48km)

More information about Brageac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Brageac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (50km)
  • Chateau Montal (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (12km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (20km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (36km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (55km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (8km)

Geography and distances

Brageac is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Brageac is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brageac

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15700

Distance to Brageac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Chalvignac, Chaussenac, Escorailles, Le Vigean and Mauriac.

This page in French: Visiter Brageac