Chaussenac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mauriac at 6 km from Chaussenac

Visit Chaussenac: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chaussenac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 6 km and Saint-Chamant at 16 km.

Chaussenac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

The religious monuments such as the basilica and the monastery are the...

See Mauriac guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Chamant is a small Auvergne village with a castle in the Monts...

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Salers guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
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Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de...

See Tournemire guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill...

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

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 34 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

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at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient...

See Gimel-les-Cascades guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide

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Markets in and near Chaussenac

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (41km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (45km)

More information about Chaussenac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Chaussenac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (47km)
  • Chateau Montal (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (13km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (23km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (33km)
  • Puy Griou (35km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (36km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (55km)
  • Puy de Sancy (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (9km)

Geography and distances

Chaussenac is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Chaussenac is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaussenac

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15700

Distance to Chaussenac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Barriac-les-Bosquets, Brageac, Escorailles, Le Vigean, Mauriac and Pleaux.

This page in French: Visiter Chaussenac


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