Glenat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Laroque at 8 km from Glenat

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Glenat 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 Glenat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Laroque at 8 km and Laroquebrou at 8 km.

Glenat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 8 km (direction )

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

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at 8 km (direction )

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

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at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

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 in ruins in a...

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at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Maurs guide


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

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take time to...

See Saint-Cere guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a river to...

See Bretenoux guide


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

The castle, medieval gateway and market hall are among the highlights in Lacapelle-Marival...

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

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and walk along...

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at 28 km (direction south-east)

Cassaniouze is a small town in Cantal with several small attractions...

See Cassaniouze guide


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

Cardaillac is a small, unspoiled village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France'...

See Cardaillac guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

Sénezergues is a tiny village with lovely views and an imposing castle...

See Sénezergues guide

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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)

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