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Calvinet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mourjou at 4 km from Calvinet

Visit Calvinet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mourjou at 4 km and Marcoles at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Calvinet, 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 Calvinet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Mourjou

Mourjou

at 4 km (direction south-west)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Marcoles

Marcoles

at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide
Vieillevie

Vieillevie

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vieillevie guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 13 km (direction west)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of...

See Maurs guide
 
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Conques

Conques

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Conques guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide
Entraygues

Entraygues

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aurillac guide
Capdenac

Capdenac

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

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

See Capdenac guide
Figeac

Figeac

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Figeac guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

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

See Cardaillac guide
Chateau de Bournazel

Chateau de Bournazel

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

The Chateau de Bournazel is a charming chateau in the renaissance syle,...

See Chateau de Bournazel guide
Peyrusse-le-Roc

Peyrusse-le-Roc

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

Peyrusse-le-Roc is most unusual in having the small village to explore, and...

See Peyrusse-le-Roc guide
Estaing

Estaing

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of...

See Estaing guide

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

Map of places to visit near Calvinet

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Markets in and near Calvinet

  • Maurs: market Thursday (13km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (18km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (28km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Calvinet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Calvinet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (38km)
  • Chateau Montal (42km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (36km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (47km)
  • Puy Griou (49km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Calvinet is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Calvinet is 460 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Calvinet

Canton: Montsalvy

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15340

Distance to Calvinet

from Aurillac (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 460 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cassaniouze, Leynhac, Mourjou, Saint-Antoine and Senezergues.

This page in French: Visiter Calvinet

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