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Lacapelle-Barres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lacapelle-Barres in Cantal

Photo is of Aurillac at 22 km from Lacapelle-Barres

Visit Lacapelle-Barres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 22 km and Tournemire at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lacapelle-Barres, 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 Lacapelle-Barres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tournemire guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontanges guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide


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

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

See Salers guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

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

See Laguiole guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marcoles guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie...

See Vieillevie guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mourjou guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Laroquebrou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lacapelle-Barres


Markets in and near Lacapelle-Barres

  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (11km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (15km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (35km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (44km)

More information about Lacapelle-Barres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lacapelle-Barres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (14km)
  • Puy Griou (16km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (17km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (42km)
  • Signal du Luguet (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Lacapelle-Barres is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Lacapelle-Barres is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lacapelle-Barres

Canton: Pierrefort

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15230

Distance to Lacapelle-Barres

from Aurillac (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 260 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lacapelle-Barres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jou-sous-Monjou, Malbo, Narnhac, Pailherols, Raulhac, Saint-Clement and Therondels.

This page in French: Visiter Lacapelle-Barres

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