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Laroquebrou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Laroquebrou: highlights and tourist information

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Laroquebrou. For detailed visitor information see the Laroquebrou travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aurillac at 20 km and Saint-Chamant at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laroquebrou, 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 Laroquebrou in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Correze department

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval...

See Tours de Merle guide
Aurillac

Aurillac

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Aurillac guide
Saint-Chamant

Saint-Chamant

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Chamant guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Correze department

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across...

See Argentat guide
 
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Marcoles

Marcoles

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marcoles guide
Tournemire

Tournemire

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

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

See Tournemire guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Saint-Cere guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

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

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Maurs

Maurs

at 29 km (direction south)

In Maurs you can see the Abbey Church of...

See Maurs guide
Fontanges

Fontanges

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontanges guide
Mauriac

Mauriac

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mauriac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 31 km (direction west), in the Lot department

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in red...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Salers

Salers

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salers guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laroquebrou

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Markets in and near Laroquebrou

Market days in Laroquebrou: seasonal market: Friday;

  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (40km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (42km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Laroquebrou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Montal (28km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (30km)
  • Assier Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (37km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (40km)
  • Puy Griou (42km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (43km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Laroquebrou is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Laroquebrou is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laroquebrou

Canton: Laroquebrou

Arrondissement: Aurillac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15150

Distance to Laroquebrou

from Aurillac (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 428 km

from Bordeaux: 218 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lacapelle-Viescamp, Montvert, Nieudan, Saint-Etienne-Cantales, Saint-Gerons and Siran.

This page in French: Visiter Laroquebrou

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