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La Chapelle-d'Alagnon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 17 km from La Chapelle-d'Alagnon

Visit La Chapelle-d'Alagnon: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-d'Alagnon is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 17 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-d'Alagnon, 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 La Chapelle-d'Alagnon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 31 km (direction north-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)

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

See Fontanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Salers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aurillac guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mauriac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


at 47 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known...

See Laguiole guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-d'Alagnon


Markets in and near La Chapelle-d'Alagnon

  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (29km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (35km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (36km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (43km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (45km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (45km)

More information about La Chapelle-d'Alagnon, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-d'Alagnon, France

What to do at La Chapelle-d'Alagnon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chapelle-d'Alagnon.

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (12km)
  • Puy Griou (15km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (18km)
  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Mont Mouchet (40km)
  • Lac Pavin (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

La Chapelle-d'Alagnon is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-d'Alagnon is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-d'Alagnon

Canton: Murat

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15300

Distance to La Chapelle-d'Alagnon

from Aurillac (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 534 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chapelle-d'Alagnon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albepierre-Bredons, Celles, Chalinargues, Chastel-sur-Murat, Chavagnac, Laveissenet, Murat, Ussel, Valuejols and Virargues.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-d'Alagnon

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