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Escorailles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Escorailles: highlights and tourist information

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Escorailles is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Escorailles is 410 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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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