Crandelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aurillac at 8 km from Crandelles

Visit Crandelles: highlights and tourist information

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Crandelles 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 Crandelles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 8 km and Laroquebrou at 12 km.

Crandelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Laroque guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournemire guide
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at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salers guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maurs guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vieillevie guide


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

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

See Argentat guide

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Markets in and near Crandelles

  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (28km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (30km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (37km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (39km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Crandelles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Crandelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (40km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (42km)
  • Assier Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (28km)
  • Puy Griou (31km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (34km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (54km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (26km)

Geography and distances

Crandelles is in the southern-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Crandelles is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crandelles

Canton: Jussac

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15250

Distance to Crandelles

from Aurillac (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 667 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 231 km

from Strasbourg: 576 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayrens, Jussac, Naucelles, Reilhac, Saint-Paul-Des-Landes, Saint-Victor, Teissieres-de-Cornet and Ytrac.

This page in French: Visiter Crandelles


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