Jaleyrac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jaleyrac in Cantal

Photo is of Mauriac at 6 km from Jaleyrac

Visit Jaleyrac: highlights and tourist information

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Jaleyrac 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 Jaleyrac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 6 km and Salers at 17 km.

Jaleyrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salers guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 29 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
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

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

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

See Tours de Merle guide


at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Laroque guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aurillac guide

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Markets in and near Jaleyrac

  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (32km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (46km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Jaleyrac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (59km)
  • Chateau Montal (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (9km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (15km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (31km)
  • Puy Griou (33km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (38km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (48km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (50km)
  • Lac du Guery (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (8km)

Geography and distances

Jaleyrac is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Jaleyrac is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jaleyrac

Canton: Mauriac

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15200

Distance to Jaleyrac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arches, Bassignac, Le Vigean, Mauriac, Meallet, Sauvat and Sourniac.

This page in French: Visiter Jaleyrac