Cayrols tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cayrols: highlights and tourist information

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Cayrols is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Cayrols is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marcoles at 11 km and Maurs at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cayrols, 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 Cayrols in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cayrols

Markets in and near Cayrols

  • Maurs: market Thursday (14km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (30km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (33km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (34km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Cayrols, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Cayrols, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cayrols.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (30km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (33km)
  • Assier Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (45km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (38km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (40km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)
  • Puy Griou (46km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (49km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (52km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cayrols

Canton: Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15290

Distance to Cayrols

from Aurillac (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 592 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisset, Le Rouget, Omps, Parlan, Pers, Roumegoux, Rouziers and Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat.

This page in French: Visiter Cayrols