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Chapelle-Laurent tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blesle at 17 km from Chapelle-Laurent

Visit Chapelle-Laurent: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 17 km and Brioude at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chapelle-Laurent, 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 Chapelle-Laurent in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide


at 17 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 19 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


at 20 km (direction south-west)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

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 the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


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

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 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 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chapelle-Laurent


Markets in and near Chapelle-Laurent

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (17km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (21km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (22km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (26km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (27km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (28km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Chapelle-Laurent, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chapelle-Laurent, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (17km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (27km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Puy Griou (44km)
  • Lac Pavin (45km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (46km)
  • Bois Noirs (50km)
  • Puy de Sancy (51km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (46km)

Geography and distances

Chapelle-Laurent is in the southern-centre of France at 69 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Chapelle-Laurent is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chapelle-Laurent

Canton: Massiac

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15500

Distance to Chapelle-Laurent

from Aurillac (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chapelle-Laurent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Celoux, Mercoeur and Saint-Poncy.

This page in French: Visiter Chapelle-Laurent

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