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Escorailles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escorailles in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 5 km from Escorailles

Visit Escorailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 5 km and Saint-Chamant at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Escorailles, 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 Escorailles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 5 km (direction )

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

See Mauriac guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Salers guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Gimel-les-Cascades guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic...

See Correze (village) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escorailles


Markets in and near Escorailles

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (42km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (45km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Escorailles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Escorailles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (50km)
  • Chateau Montal (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (9km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (24km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (29km)
  • Puy Griou (31km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (36km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (55km)
  • Lac Pavin (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (5km)

Geography and distances

Escorailles is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Escorailles is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escorailles

Canton: Pleaux

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15700

Distance to Escorailles

from Aurillac (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 425 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ally, Barriac-les-Bosquets, Brageac, Chaussenac, Drugeac, Mauriac, Sainte-Eulalie and Salins.

This page in French: Visiter Escorailles

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