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Joursac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Joursac in Cantal

Photo is of Saint-Flour at 14 km from Joursac

Visit Joursac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 14 km and Blesle at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Joursac, 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 Joursac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction south-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting...

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the...

See Blesle guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide


Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau...

See Murol guide

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

Map of places to visit near Joursac


Markets in and near Joursac

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (34km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (38km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (39km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (39km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (40km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (42km)

More information about Joursac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Joursac, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (31km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (21km)
  • Puy Griou (25km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (27km)
  • Mont Mouchet (34km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (53km)

Geography and distances

Joursac is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Joursac is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Joursac

Canton: Allanche

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15170

Distance to Joursac

from Aurillac (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 284 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles, Chalinargues, Coltines, Ferrieres-Saint-Mary, Neussargues-Moissac, Sainte-Anastasie, Talizat and Valjouze.

This page in French: Visiter Joursac

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