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Celoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Celoux in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 18 km from Celoux

Visit Celoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 18 km and Brioude at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Celoux, 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 Celoux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre...

See Allegre guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 47 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Celoux


Markets in and near Celoux

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (19km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (21km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (29km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (30km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (30km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Celoux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Celoux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (16km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (30km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Puy Griou (44km)
  • Lac Pavin (49km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (49km)
  • Bois Noirs (52km)
  • Puy de Sancy (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (42km)

Geography and distances

Celoux is in the southern-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Celoux is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Celoux

Canton: Ruynes-en-Margeride

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Celoux

from Aurillac (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Chapelle-Laurent, Chazelles, Lastic, Mercoeur and Rageade.

This page in French: Visiter Celoux

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