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Glenat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laroquebrou at 8 km from Glenat

Visit Glenat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laroquebrou at 8 km and Marcoles at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Glenat, 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 Glenat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Laroquebrou

Laroquebrou

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Marcoles

Marcoles

at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marcoles guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

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

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

See Tours de Merle guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Aurillac guide
 
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Maurs

Maurs

at 21 km (direction south)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of...

See Maurs guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 23 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away,...

See Saint-Cere guide
Mourjou

Mourjou

at 26 km (direction south-east)

Mourjou is historically a very important chestnut producing region in...

See Mourjou guide
Lacapelle-Marival

Lacapelle-Marival

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

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights...

See Lacapelle-Marival guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

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

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Cardaillac

Cardaillac

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the...

See Cardaillac guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

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

See Argentat guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournemire guide

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Map of places to visit near Glenat

 
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Markets in and near Glenat

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Glenat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Glenat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (26km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (28km)
  • Assier Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (34km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (39km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (43km)
  • Puy Griou (46km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Glenat is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Glenat is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Glenat

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15150

Distance to Glenat

from Aurillac (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 673 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Segalassiere, Le Rouget, Pers, Roumegoux, Saint-Etienne-Cantales, Saint-Gerons, Saint-Saury and Siran.

This page in French: Visiter Glenat

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