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Carlat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carlat in Cantal

Photo is of Aurillac at 11 km from Carlat

Visit Carlat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 11 km and Tournemire at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carlat, 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 Carlat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by...

See Tournemire guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle...

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal...

See Fontanges guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

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

See Entraygues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salers guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vieillevie guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best...

See Laguiole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Conques guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carlat


Markets in and near Carlat

  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (18km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (27km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (35km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (41km)

More information about Carlat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Carlat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (23km)
  • Puy Griou (24km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (24km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (36km)

Geography and distances

Carlat is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Carlat is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carlat

Canton: Vic-sur-Cère

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15130

Distance to Carlat

from Aurillac (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 676 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badailhac, Cros-de-Ronesque, Giou-de-Mamou, Labrousse, Saint-Etienne-de-Carlat, Vezac and Yolet.

This page in French: Visiter Carlat

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